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Meaning of HARDINESS

Pronunciation:  'hârdeenis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the property of strong in constitution
 

HARDINESS is a 9 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: lustiness, robustness
 
 See Also: strength

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Har"di*ness\, n.
1. Capability of endurance.

2. Hardihood; boldness; firmness; assurance. --Spenser.

         Plenty and peace breeds cowards; Hardness ever Of
         hardiness is mother.                  --Shak.

         They who were not yet grown to the hardiness of
         avowing the contempt of the king.     --Clarendon.

3. Hardship; fatigue. [Obs.] --Spenser.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: assurance, audacity, brashness, bulldog courage, cohesiveness, decisiveness, durability, endurance, energy, force, fortitude, gameness, gaminess, grittiness, guts, gutsiness, haleness, hardihood, hardness, heartiness, infrangibility, intestinal fortitude, lastingness, leatherlikeness, longevity, lustihood, lustiness, mettlesomeness, might, mightiness, nerve, nerviness, obstinacy, pertinaciousness, pertinacity, pluckiness, potency, power, powerfulness, resistance, resoluteness, resolution, robustness, ropiness, ruggedness, spunkiness, stalwartness, stamina, staying power, sticking power, stiffness, stoutness, strength, strength of will, stringiness, stubbornness, sturdiness, tenaciousness, tenacity, toughness, unbreakability, unbreakableness, vigor, vigorousness, viscidity, vitality
 

 

 

 

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