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Adjective, Noun


Adjective sturdy has 3 senses


sturdya. [OE. sturdi inconsiderable, OF. estourdi stunned, giddy, thoughtless, rash, F. étourdi, p. p. of OF. estourdir to stun, to render giddy, to amaze, F. étourdir; of uncertain origin. The sense has probably been influenced by E. stout.].
  •  Foolishly obstinate or resolute; stubborn; unrelenting; unfeeling; stern.  [1913 Webster]
    "This sturdy marquis gan his hearte dress
    To rue upon her wifely steadfastness.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "This must be done, and I would fain see
    Mortal so sturdy as to gainsay.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "A sturdy, hardened sinner shall advance to the utmost pitch of impiety with less reluctance than he took the first steps."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Resolute, in a good sense; or firm, unyielding quality; as, a man of sturdy piety or patriotism.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Characterized by physical strength or force; strong; lusty; violent; as, a sturdy lout.  [1913 Webster]
    "How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke!"  [1913 Webster]
  •  Stiff; stout; strong; as, a sturdy oak.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
    "He was not of any delicate contexture; his limbs rather sturdy than dainty."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- Hardy; stout; strong; firm; robust; stiff.
sturdyn. [OF. estourdi giddiness, stupefaction.].
     A disease in sheep and cattle, marked by great nervousness, or by dullness and stupor.  [1913 Webster]


sturdy, adj. & n.
--adj. (sturdier, sturdiest)
1 robust; strongly built.
2 vigorous and determined (sturdy resistance).
--n. vertigo in sheep caused by a tapeworm larva encysted in the brain.

sturdied adj. (in sense of n.). sturdily adv. sturdiness n.
ME 'reckless, violent', f. OF esturdi, estourdi past part. of estourdir stun, daze ult. f. L ex EX-(1) + turdus thrush (taken as a type of drunkenness)



adamantine, athletic, beefy, bouncing, brawny, bulky, burly, dense, determined, doughty, durable, enduring, firm, firm as Gibraltar, flush, forceful, forcible, forcy, full-blooded, full-strength, gutsy, gutty, hale, hale and hearty, hard, hard as nails, hardy, hearty, heavy, hefty, husky, indomitable, infrangible, iron-hard, lasting, lusty, made of iron, massive, mighty, muscular, nervy, obstinate, potent, powerful, puissant, red-blooded, resolute, rigid, robust, robustious, robustuous, rude, rugged, solid, sound, stable, stalwart, staunch, steadfast, steady, steely, stout, strapping, strong, strong as brandy, strong as strong, strong-willed, substantial, tenacious, tough, unbreakable, uncompromising, unfaltering, unswerving, unwavering, unyielding, vigorous, vital, well-built, well-constructed, well-founded, well-grounded, well-made




N perseverance, continuance, permanence, firmness, constancy, steadiness, singleness of purpose, tenacity of purpose, persistence, plodding, patience, sedulity, pertinacy, pertinacity, pertinaciousness, iteration, bottom, game, pluck, stamina, backbone, grit, indefatigability, indefatigableness, bulldog courage, persevering, constant, steady, steadfast, undeviating, unwavering, unfaltering, unswerving, unflinching, unsleeping, unflagging, undrooping, steady as time, unrelenting, unintermitting, unremitting, plodding, industrious, strenuous, pertinacious, persisting, persistent, solid, sturdy, staunch, stanch, true to oneself, unchangeable, unconquerable, indomitable, game to the last, indefatigable, untiring, unwearied, never tiring, through evil report and good report, through thick and thin, through fire and water, per fas et nefas, without fail, sink or swim, at any price, vogue la galere, never say die, give it the old college try, vestigia nulla retrorsum, aut vincer aut mori, la garde meurt et ne se rend pas, tout vient a temps pour qui sait attendre.


N strength, power, energy, vigor, force, main force, physical force, brute force, spring, elasticity, tone, tension, tonicity, stoutness, lustihood, stamina, nerve, muscle, sinew, thews and sinews, physique, pith, pithiness, virtility, vitality, athletics, athleticism, gymnastics, feats of strength, adamant, steel, iron, oak, heart of oak, iron grip, grit, bone, athlete, gymnast, acrobat, superman, Atlas, Hercules, Antaeus, Samson, Cyclops, Goliath, tower of strength, giant refreshed, strengthening, invigoration, refreshment, refocillation, dynamics, statics, strong, mighty, vigorous, forcible, hard, adamantine, stout, robust, sturdy, hardy, powerful, potent, puissant, valid, resistless, irresistible, invincible, proof against, impregnable, unconquerable, indomitable, dominating, inextinguishable, unquenchable, incontestable, more than a match for, overpowering, overwhelming, all powerful, all sufficient, sovereign, able-bodied, athletic, Herculean, Cyclopean, Atlantean, muscular, brawny, wiry, well-knit, broad-shouldered, sinewy, strapping, stalwart, gigantic, manly, man-like, manful, masculine, male, virile, unweakened, unallayed, unwithered, unshaken, unworn, unexhausted, in full force, in full swing, in the plenitude of power, stubborn, thick-ribbed, made of iron, deep-rooted, strong as a lion, strong as a horse, strong as an ox, strong as brandy, sound as a roach, in fine feather, in high feather, built like a brick shithouse, like a giant refreshed, strongly, by force, by main force, our withers are unwrung, Blut und Eisen, coelitus mihi vires, du fort au diable, en habiles gens, ex vi termini, flecti non frangi, he that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves an, inflexible in faith invincible in arms.

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