I. adjective (rockier; -est) Etymology: Middle English rokky, from rokke rock Date: 15th century 1. abounding in or consisting of rocks 2. difficult to impress or affect ; insensitive 3. firmly held ; steadfast II. adjective (rockier; -est) Etymology: 1rock Date: 1737 1. unstable, Wobbly 2. physically upset or mentally confused (as from drinking excessively) 3. marked by obstacles or problems ; difficult, rough <
a financially rocky year — Michael Murray

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