Sturdiness Stur"di*ness, n. Quality of being sturdy. [1913 Webster]

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  • sturdiness — index health, prowess (bravery), strength Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • sturdiness — sturdy ► ADJECTIVE (sturdier, sturdiest) 1) strongly and solidly built or made. 2) confident and determined: a sturdy independence. DERIVATIVES sturdily adverb sturdiness noun. ORIGIN originally in the senses «reckless, violent» a …   English terms dictionary

  • sturdiness — noun 1. the state of being vigorous and robust • Derivationally related forms: ↑sturdy • Hypernyms: ↑good health, ↑healthiness 2. the property of something that is strongly built • Derivationally related forms: ↑sturdy …   Useful english dictionary

  • sturdiness — noun see sturdy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sturdiness — See sturdily. * * * …   Universalium

  • sturdiness — noun The state or quality of being sturdy …   Wiktionary

  • sturdiness — Synonyms and related words: body, concreteness, decisiveness, density, durability, endurance, energy, firmness, force, fortitude, guts, gutsiness, hardiness, hardness, heartiness, intestinal fortitude, lustihood, lustiness, mass, materiality,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sturdiness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Reliability in withstanding pressure, force, or stress: fastness, firmness, hardness, security, soundness, stability, stableness, steadiness, strength, sureness. See BETTER, CHANGE, CONTINUE …   English dictionary for students

  • sturdiness — stur·di·ness || stÉœrdɪnɪs / stɜː n. physical strength; quality of being solid and substantial; robustness, hardiness; firmness, resoluteness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sturdiness — n. Stoutness, hardiness, strength …   New dictionary of synonyms

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