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ˈstoʊ nistony

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  1. stonyadjective

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

    soft, welcoming, warm, passionate

  2. stonyadjective

    As hard as stone.

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

    soft, welcoming, warm, passionate

  3. stonyadjective

    Containing or made up of stones.

    a stony path

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

    passionate, warm, welcoming, soft

  4. stonyadjective

    Of a person, lacking warmth and emotion.

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

    soft, passionate, welcoming, warm

  5. stonyadjective

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

    She gave him a stony reception.

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

    passionate, soft, welcoming, warm

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  1. stony

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

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

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  1. rocky, bouldery, bouldered, stonyadjective

    abounding in rocks or stones

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

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

    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"

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

    softhearted, smooth, soft-boiled, soft

  3. granitic, granitelike, rocklike, stonyadjective

    hard as granite

    "a granitic fist"

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

    smooth, soft, soft-boiled, softhearted

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  1. stonyadjective

    rocky, flinty, adamantine, petrous, unrelenting, pitiless

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  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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