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Synonyms for stony
ˈstoʊ ni

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rocky, bouldery, bouldered, stony(adj)

    abounding in rocks or stones

    "rocky fields"; "stony ground"; "bouldery beaches"

    Synonyms:
    rocklike, bouldery, rocky, jumpy, flinty, rough, granitic, jolty, bumpy, granitelike, obdurate, jolting, flint, bouldered

    Antonyms:
    smooth, soft, soft-boiled, softhearted

  2. flinty, flint, granitic, obdurate, stony(adj)

    showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings

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

    Synonyms:
    rocklike, rocky, unrepentant, flinty, granitelike, granitic, bouldered, obdurate, flint, cussed, obstinate, bouldery

    Antonyms:
    softhearted, smooth, soft-boiled, soft

  3. granitic, granitelike, rocklike, stony(adj)

    hard as granite

    "a granitic fist"

    Synonyms:
    bouldery, rocky, flinty, granitelike, granitic, obdurate, rocklike, flint, bouldered

    Antonyms:
    smooth, soft, soft-boiled, softhearted

Wiktionary

  1. stony(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    cool, rock-hard, heartless, frosty, unfeeling, unemotional, iron, impassive, unwelcoming, hard-hearted, shingly, cold, rock, rocky, pebbly

    Antonyms:
    soft, welcoming, warm, passionate

  2. stony(adjective)

    As hard as stone.

    Synonyms:
    unfeeling, cool, cold, iron, impassive, pebbly, rock-hard, rocky, frosty, shingly, heartless, rock, unemotional, unwelcoming, hard-hearted

    Antonyms:
    soft, welcoming, warm, passionate

  3. stony(adjective)

    Containing or made up of stones.

    a stony path

    Synonyms:
    rock-hard, cold, unemotional, cool, unwelcoming, frosty, hard-hearted, heartless, rock, impassive, shingly, rocky, iron, pebbly, unfeeling

    Antonyms:
    passionate, warm, welcoming, soft

  4. stony(adjective)

    Of a person, lacking warmth and emotion.

    Synonyms:
    impassive, frosty, cold, rock-hard, unemotional, unfeeling, cool, pebbly, unwelcoming, rocky, heartless, rock, iron, shingly, hard-hearted

    Antonyms:
    soft, passionate, welcoming, warm

  5. stony(adjective)

    Of an action such as a look, showing no warmth of emotion.

    She gave him a stony reception.

    Synonyms:
    unemotional, impassive, cold, rocky, rock, cool, pebbly, unwelcoming, heartless, iron, frosty, hard-hearted, unfeeling, shingly, rock-hard

    Antonyms:
    passionate, soft, welcoming, warm

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. stony

    Synonyms:
    clumsy, dull, heavy, inert, ponderous, slow, sluggish, wooden

    Antonyms:
    aerial, airy, animated, ethereal, fairylike, frolicsome, gay, joyous, light, lively, sprightly

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. stony(a)

    Synonyms:
    rocky, flinty, adamantine, petrous, unrelenting, pitiless

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#836rock
#1457cool
#1986cold
#2145heavy
#2441iron
#2901slow
#4922wooden
#5548rough
#5995rocky
#13244flint
#13293dull
#18042stony
#27289inert
#27777frosty
#28776clumsy
#29806sluggish
#32636bumpy
#42154heartless
#66176obstinate
#73479unrepentant
#74028jumpy
#74708tacho
#75067cussed
#78731ponderous
#96334granitic
#116056unfeeling
#130301impassive
#139637jolting
#143480unemotional
#152753pebbly
#164509obdurate
#180563flinty
#206749unwelcoming

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