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Definition of "robust" []

  • Full of health and strength; vigorous. (adjective)
  • Powerfully built; sturdy. See Synonyms at healthy. (adjective)
  • Requiring or suited to physical strength or endurance: robust labor. (adjective)
  • Rough or crude; boisterous: a robust tale. (adjective)
  • Marked by richness and fullness; full-bodied: a robust wine. (adjective)
  • Strong in constitution; hardy; vigorous (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Sturdily built (adjective)
  • Requiring or suited to physical strength (adjective)
  • (esp of wines) having a rich full-bodied flavour (adjective)
  • Rough or boisterous (adjective)
  • (of thought, intellect, etc) straightforward and imbued with common sense (adjective)

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Use "robust" in a sentence
  • "WORDS ACCENTED ON THE LAST SYLLABLE: address _address'_ adept _adept'_ adult _adult'_ ally _ally'_ commandant _commandänt '(ä as in arm) _ contour _contour'_ dessert _dessert'_ dilate _dilate'_ excise _eksiz'_ finance _finance'_ grimace _grimace'_ importune _importune'_ occult _occult'_ pretence _pretence'_ research _research'_ robust _robust'_ romance _romance'_ tirade _tirade'_"
  • "Chris Christie and the mayors of Trenton and Newark last month in what she called a "robust discussion to be creative in an era of shrinking resources.""
  • "She said she remains satisfied with what she termed their "robust" commitment to democracy and broad engagement with Libyans from across the political spectrum."