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Synonyms for sturdy
ˈstɜr di

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hardy, stalwart, stout, sturdy(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    stouthearted, stout, hardy, portly, dauntless, inflexible, stalwart, tough, uncompromising, brave, unfearing, fearless, intrepid, audacious

    Antonyms:
    frail, delicate

  2. uncompromising, sturdy, inflexible(adj)

    not making concessions

    "took an uncompromising stance in the peace talks"; "uncompromising honesty"

    Synonyms:
    stout, hardy, unbending, stalwart, tough, uncompromising, inflexible, rigid

    Antonyms:
    delicate, frail

  3. sturdy, tough(adj)

    substantially made or constructed

    "sturdy steel shelves"; "sturdy canvas"; "a tough all-weather fabric"; "some plastics are as tough as metal"

    Synonyms:
    knotty, problematic, ruffianly, bad, rugged, toughened, tough, baffling, stout, elusive, hard, inflexible, stalwart, uncompromising, hardy, problematical

    Antonyms:
    frail, delicate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sturdy

    Synonyms:
    well-set, thickset, strong, stout, stubborn, firm, resolute, forcible, hardy, robust

    Antonyms:
    lank, weak, ill-set, lean, fragile, weakly

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sturdy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    bold (from coarseness or rudeness), obstinate, dogged, stubborn, pertinacious, firm, stiff

  2. sturdy(a.)

    Synonyms:
    strong, lusty, robust, stout, stalwart, athletic, brawny, muscular

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sturdy(a)

    Synonyms:
    obstinate, stubborn, pertinacious, strong, hardy, robust

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sturdy":

    robust, resilient, resistant, rustic, rugged, solid, resistive

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How to use sturdy in a sentence?

  1. Sheldrick Wildlife Trust:

    The zonkey combines the sturdy body of its donkey sire and the striped legs of its zebra mother, which makes for a striking creature, while it should otherwise lead a normal life, zonkeys are mules, meaning that it will be unable to successfully breed once it reaches maturity.

  2. Primo Levi:

    I live in my house as I live inside my skin: I know more beautiful, more ample, more sturdy and more picturesque skins: but it would seem to me unnatural to exchange them for mine.

  3. Andrew Raisman:

    I guess they’re comfortable, they look pretty sturdy, and they make you look two inches taller.

  4. Richard Neal:

    The one thing that is sure right now is this USMCA is far better than what we have on all fronts, so if the argument becomes the status quo vs. the new or renewed USMCA, I think that we can make a pretty sturdy argument in support of what we've done. We've improved this package.

  5. Kelly Kwamsoos:

    At the end of the movie I ran down the stairs and he was just wiping his tears away and I was able to shake his hand and give him a proper salute, i really hope that the younger generations can understand what it was like and really count their blessings. We’re so lucky. Sturdy advises younger generations to keep thinking about the events of Dunkirk.

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