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Definition 1: sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where robust or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a robust body
  • a robust perennial

(robust is similar to ...) having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships

"hardy explorers of northern Canada" "proud of her tall stalwart son" "stout seamen" "sturdy young athletes"

(robust is similar to ...) (of plants) requiring protection from frost

"half-hardy annuals"

(robust is similar to ...) able to survive under unfavorable weather conditions

"strawberries are hardy and easy to grow" "camels are tough and hardy creatures"

(robust is similar to ...) broad and solidly built

(robust is similar to ...) extremely robust

"an iron constitution"

(robust is similar to ...) having broad shoulders

"big-shouldered and heavy-armed"

(robust is similar to ...) marked by a large or well-developed chest

"he was big-chested, big-shouldered and heavy-armed"

(robust is similar to ...) having a bone structure that is massive in contrast with the surrounding flesh

(robust is similar to ...) muscular and heavily built

"a beefy wrestler" "had a tall burly frame" "clothing sizes for husky boys" "a strapping boy of eighteen" "`buirdly' is a Scottish term"

(robust is similar to ...) strong and active physically or mentally

"a vigorous old man who spent half of his day on horseback"

(robust is similar to ...) having massive arms

"he was big-chested, big-shouldered and heavy-armed"

(means also ...) sturdy and strong in constitution or construction; enduring

"with a house full of boys you have to have rugged furniture"

(means also ...) having or indicating good health in body or mind; free from infirmity or disease

"a rosy healthy baby" "staying fit and healthy"

(means also ...) having strength or power greater than average or expected

"a strong radio signal" "strong medicine" "a strong man"

Definition 2: strong enough to withstand or overcome intellectual challenges or adversity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where robust or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the experiment yielded robust results
  • a robust faith

(robust is similar to ...) having strength or power greater than average or expected

"a strong radio signal" "strong medicine" "a strong man"

Definition 3: marked by richness and fullness of flavor - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where robust or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a rich ruby port
  • full-bodied wines
  • a robust claret
  • the robust flavor of fresh-brewed coffee

Synonyms for robust in the sense of this definition

(robust is similar to ...) pleasing to the sense of taste

"a tasty morsel"

Definition 4: rough and crude - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where robust or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a robust tale

(robust is similar to ...) (used of persons and their behavior) not refined; uncouth

"how can a refined girl be drawn to such an unrefined man?"

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