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Definition of "hardiness" []

  • The state of being hardy, especially (of a plant) of being resistant to cold or other environmental conditions. (noun)
  • Hardihood; boldness; firmness; assurance (noun)
  • Hardship; fatigue (noun)

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Use "hardiness" in a sentence
  • "N.E. HANSE., HORTICULTURIST, BROOKINGS, S.D. By the term hardiness is understood the capacity to resist against any special condition of environment."
  • "On his own initiative, he launched himself on a course of self-improvement that bolstered the inner quality that positive psychologist Salvatore Maddi calls "hardiness.""
  • "It is also more disease resistant due to a looser cluster and has greater winter hardiness, which is critical for the Finger Lakes region."