sturdy (comparative sturdier, superlative sturdiest)
- Of firm build; stiff; stout; strong.
- a sturdy oak tree
- He was not of any delicate contexture; his limbs rather sturdy than dainty.
- Solid in structure or person.
- It was a sturdy building, able to withstand strong winds and cold weather.
- The dog was sturdy and could work all day without getting tired.
- (obsolete) Foolishly obstinate or resolute; stubborn.
- This must be done, and I would fain see / Mortal so sturdy as to gainsay.
- A sturdy, hardened sinner shall advance to the utmost pitch of impiety with less reluctance than he took the first steps.
- Resolute, in a good sense; or firm, unyielding quality.
- a man of sturdy piety or patriotism
- French: solide
- German: robust
- Italian: solido, solida, robusto, quercia
- Portuguese: firme
- Russian: кре́пкий
- Spanish: recio, sólido, robusto, fuerte
- French: costaud, robuste
- German: stabil
- Italian: robusto, robusta
- Portuguese: robusto
- Russian: соли́дный
- Spanish: recio, sólido
- A disease in sheep and cattle, caused by a tapeworm and marked by great nervousness or by dullness and stupor.