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ro·bust

 (rō-bŭst′, rō′bŭst′)
adj.
1. Full of health and strength; vigorous. See Synonyms at healthy.
2. Powerfully built; sturdy: a robust body.
3. Requiring or characterized by much strength or energy: a robust workout.
4.
a. Active or dynamic: a robust debate; a robust economy.
b. Working in an effective way; effective or productive: a robust search engine; a robust hypothesis.
5. Marked by richness and fullness; full-bodied: a robust wine.
6. Substantial in amount: robust gains in stock prices.
7. Rough or crude; coarse: a robust tale.

[Latin rōbustus, from rōbur, rōbus, oak, strength; see reudh- in Indo-European roots.]

ro·bust′ly adv.
ro·bust′ness n.

robust

(rəʊˈbʌst; ˈrəʊbʌst)
adj
1. strong in constitution; hardy; vigorous
2. sturdily built: a robust shelter.
3. requiring or suited to physical strength: a robust sport.
4. (Cookery) (esp of wines) having a rich full-bodied flavour
5. (Brewing) (esp of wines) having a rich full-bodied flavour
6. rough or boisterous
7. (of thought, intellect, etc) straightforward and imbued with common sense
[C16: from Latin rōbustus, from rōbur an oak, strength]
roˈbustly adv

ro•bust

(roʊˈbʌst, ˈroʊ bʌst)

adj.
1. strong and healthy.
2. stoutly built.
3. suited to or requiring endurance.
4. hearty; boisterous: robust drinkers.
5. rich and full-bodied: robust flavor.
[1540–50; < Latin rōbustus oaken, hard, strong =rōbus-, s. of rōbur oak, strength + -tus adj. suffix]
ro•bust′ly, adv.
ro•bust′ness, n.

robust

- Comes from Latin meaning "oak" and "oaken."
See also related terms for oak.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.robust - sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction; "a robust body"; "a robust perennial"
rugged - sturdy and strong in constitution or construction; enduring; "with a house full of boys you have to have rugged furniture"
healthy - having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease; "a rosy healthy baby"; "staying fit and healthy"
strong - having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man"
frail - physically weak; "an invalid's frail body"
2.robust - marked by richness and fullness of flavor; "a rich ruby port"; "full-bodied wines"; "a robust claret"; "the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee"
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"
3.robust - strong enough to withstand or overcome intellectual challenges or adversity; "the experiment yielded robust results"; "a robust faith"
strong - having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man"
4.robust - rough and crude; "a robust tale"
unrefined - (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth; "how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?"

robust

adjective
1. strong, tough, powerful, athletic, well, sound, fit, healthy, strapping, hardy, rude, vigorous, rugged, muscular, sturdy, hale, stout, staunch, hearty, husky (informal), in good health, lusty, alive and kicking, fighting fit, sinewy, brawny, in fine fettle, thickset, fit as a fiddle (informal), able-bodied His robust physique counts for much in the modern game.
strong weak, delicate, slender, frail, unfit, feeble, unhealthy, sickly, hothouse (informal, often disparaging), weedy (informal), unsound, infirm, wussy (slang), wimpish or wimpy (informal)
2. rough, raw, rude, coarse, raunchy (slang), earthy, boisterous, rollicking, unsubtle, indecorous, roisterous a robust sense of humour
rough refined
3. straightforward, practical, sensible, realistic, pragmatic, down-to-earth, hard-headed, common-sensical She has a robust attitude to children, and knows how to deal with them.

robust

adjective
2. Characterized by marked muscular development; powerfully built:
Translations
قَوي، شَديد، مَفتول العَضَلات
silnýstatný
robuststærk
robusztus
sterkur, hraustur
spēcīgsstiprsveselīgs
mohutný

robust

[rəʊˈbʌst] ADJ
1. (= solid, hardy) [person, constitution] → robusto, fuerte; [plant] → robusto; [material, design, object] → resistente, sólido; [economy] → fuerte
the chair didn't look very robustla silla no parecía muy sólida
to have a robust appetitetener buen apetito
to be in robust healthtener una salud de hierro
2. (= vigorous) [defence] → enérgico, vigoroso; [sense of humour] → saludable
to make a robust defence of sthdefender algo enérgicamente or vigorosamente
3. (= strong) [flavour, aroma, wine] → fuerte

robust

[ˈrəʊbʌst rəʊˈbʌst] adj
(= strong and healthy) [person, health] → robuste; [appetite] → solide
[economy, performance] → solide
(= sturdy) [material, furniture, equipment] → solide
(= forceful) [views, opinions] → bien arrêté(e); [defence, response] → énergique

robust

adj
(= strong, solid) person, material, toy, machinerobust, widerstandsfähig; structuremassiv, stabil; buildkräftig, robust; economyrobust, gesund; economic growthgesund; constitutionkräftig; appetite, humourgesund, unverwüstlich; to be in robust healthsich bester Gesundheit erfreuen
(= determined) attitudeentschieden; speech, stylemarkig; defencestark; to put up or to make a robust defence (Brit) or defense (US) of somethingetw energisch verteidigen, für etw energisch eintreten
(= vigorous) exercisehart; he enjoyed more robust recreations like rock climbinger hatte Spaß an etwas aktiveren Sportarten wie Klettern
(= intense) flavourkräftig; aromakräftig, herzhaft; winekernig

robust

[rəʊˈbʌst] adjrobusto/a; (material) → solido/a

robust

(rəˈbast) adjective
strong; healthy. a robust child.
roˈbustly adverb
roˈbustness noun

robust

a. robusto-a, vigoroso-a.
References in classic literature ?
Halpin being the youngest and not over robust was perhaps a trifle "spoiled.
From the hat the eyes of the robust anarchist wandered to the displaced table, gazed at the broken dish for a time, received a kind of optical shock from observing a white gleam under the imperfectly closed eyelids of the man on the couch.
First, to be too sensible of hurt; for no man is angry, that feels not himself hurt; and therefore tender and delicate persons must needs be oft angry; they have so many things to trouble them, which more robust natures have little sense of.
Why is almost every robust healthy boy with a robust healthy soul in him, at some time or other crazy to go to sea?
In the courtyard the first objects that met Vronsky's eyes were a band of singers in white linen coats, standing near a barrel of vodka, and the robust, good-humored figure of the colonel surrounded by officers.
She was splendid and robust, and had never appeared handsomer than in the old blue gown, with a red silk handkerchief knotted at random around her head to protect her hair from the dust.
On the weak and aged, and especially on delicate Females, the force of attraction tells much more heavily than on the robust of the Male Sex, so that it is a point of breeding, if you meet a Lady in the street, always to give her the North side of the way -- by no means an easy thing to do always at short notice when you are in rude health and in a climate where it is difficult to tell your North from your South.
He was tall and slightly built, yet robust with finely chiselled features; his manners were exquisite, and his appearance distinguished.
Pfuel was short and very thin but broad-boned, of coarse, robust build, broad in the hips, and with prominent shoulder blades.
He is healthy, but not robust, full of gentle playfulness and vivacity, already affectionate, and susceptible of passions and emotions it will be long ere he can find words to express.
The robust voice, that had come strangely from the thin ranks, was growing rapidly weak.
Harris, never a very robust criminal, to droop his head, to be forgotten, and to die.