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Synonyms for stony
ˈstoʊ nistony

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  1. stonyadjective

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

    Antonyms:
    soft, welcoming, warm, passionate

  2. stonyadjective

    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. stonyadjective

    Containing or made up of stones.

    a stony path

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

    Antonyms:
    passionate, warm, welcoming, soft

  4. stonyadjective

    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. stonyadjective

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rocky, bouldery, bouldered, stonyadjective

    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, stonyadjective

    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, stonyadjective

    hard as granite

    "a granitic fist"

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

    Antonyms:
    smooth, soft, soft-boiled, softhearted

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. stonyadjective

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "stony":

    tacho

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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

How to use stony in a sentence?

  1. Noel DiGerolamo:

    The swift action of his fellow officers and the excellent medical care provided here at Stony Brook saved his life, our officers put themselves in harm’s way each and every time they report to duty. Officer Racioppo’s injuries are a stark reminder of those dangers.


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