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Meaning of STONY

Pronunciation:  'stownee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  hard as granite; "a granitic fist"
  2. [adj]  showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings; "the child's misery would move even the most obdurate heart"
  3. [adj]  abounding in rocks or stones; "rocky fields"; "stony ground"; "bouldery beaches"
 

STONY is a 5 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: bouldered, bouldery, flinty, granitelike, granitic, hard, hardhearted, heartless, obdurate, rocklike, rocky, rough, unsmooth
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ston"y\, a. [Compar. {Stonier}; superl. {Stoniest}.] [AS.
st[=a]nig. See {Stone}.]
1. Of or pertaining to stone, consisting of, or abounding in,
   stone or stones; resembling stone; hard; as, a stony
   tower; a stony cave; stony ground; a stony crust.

2. Converting into stone; petrifying; petrific.

         The stony dart of senseless cold.     --Spenser.

3. Inflexible; cruel; unrelenting; pitiless; obdurate;
   perverse; cold; morally hard; appearing as if petrified;
   as, a stony heart; a stony gaze.

{Stony coral}. (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Stone coral}, under
   {Stone}.

 

 

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