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Definition 1: hard as granite - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • a granitic fist

Synonyms for stony in the sense of this definition

(stony is similar to ...) resisting weight or pressure

Definition 2: showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • his flinty gaze
  • the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart

Synonyms for stony in the sense of this definition

(stony is similar to ...) lacking in feeling or pity or warmth

Definition 3: abounding in rocks or stones - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • rocky fields
  • stony ground
  • bouldery beaches

Synonyms for stony in the sense of this definition

(stony is similar to ...) having or caused by an irregular surface

"trees with rough bark" "rough ground" "rough skin" "rough blankets" "his unsmooth face"

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