sturdiness


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stur·dy

 (stûr′dē)
adj. stur·di·er, stur·di·est
1. Having or showing rugged physical strength or robust health: a sturdy lifeguard; a sturdy build.
2. Substantially made or built; able to withstand stress or rough use: a sturdy ladder; sturdy boots.
3. Marked by resoluteness or determination; firm: sturdy resistance.
n.
See gid.

[Middle English, fierce, valiant, disobedient, strong, from Old French estourdi, dazed, reckless, from past participle of estourdir, to stun, perhaps from Vulgar Latin *exturdīre, to be or act drunk like a thrush that has eaten fermented grapes or berries : Latin ex-, intensive pref.; see ex- + Latin turdus, thrush.]

stur′di·ly adv.
stur′di·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sturdiness - the state of being vigorous and robust
good health, healthiness - the state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental disease
2.sturdiness - the property of something that is strongly built
strength - the property of being physically or mentally strong; "fatigue sapped his strength"
3.sturdiness - resoluteness evidenced by strength of character; "sturdiness of moral principle"
firmness of purpose, resoluteness, resolve, firmness, resolution - the trait of being resolute; "his resoluteness carried him through the battle"; "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work"

sturdiness

noun
Reliability in withstanding pressure, force, or stress:
Translations
قُوَّه ومتانَه
pevnoststatnost
kraftsoliditet
styrkleiki
statnosť
kuvvetlilik

sturdiness

[ˈstɜːdɪnɪs] N
1. [of person, tree] → robustez f, fuerza f; [of boats, material] → fuerza f; [of furniture] → solidez f
2. (fig) [of supporter, refusal] → energía f, firmeza f

sturdiness

n
(of person, body, plant)Kräftigkeit f, → Stämmigkeit f; (of material)Robustheit f; (of building, ship, car)Stabilität f
(fig, of opposition) → Unerschütterlichkeit f, → Standhaftigkeit f

sturdiness

[ˈstɜːdɪnɪs] n (see adj) → robustezza, solidità, risolutezza

sturdy

(ˈstəːdi) adjective
1. strong and healthy. He is small but sturdy.
2. firm and well-made. sturdy furniture.
ˈsturdily adverb
ˈsturdiness noun
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Health, vigor, sturdiness, self-reliance shone from him, and once his make-up had ceased to obtrude its clumsiness, he struck one as handsome.
said Caleb, with a sturdiness which he was apt to show when he had an opinion.
If he would light upon any of these old places, he must direct his steps to the obscurer quarters of the town, and there in some secluded nooks he will find several, still standing with a kind of gloomy sturdiness, amidst the modern innovations which surround them.
So long, however, as he remained under his old master's care, Owen's lack of sturdiness made it possible, by strict injunctions and sharp oversight, to restrain his creative eccentricity within bounds; but when his apprenticeship was served out, and he had taken the little shop which Peter Hovenden's failing eyesight compelled him to relinquish, then did people recognize how unfit a person was Owen Warland to lead old blind Father Time along his daily course.
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Smalling has been key to that sturdiness so there was understandable concern when he took a blow towards the end of Wednesday's game.