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hardy

hard·y

hardy

 
pronunciation:
har di
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: hardier, hardiest
definition 1: able to stand hardship; tough; brave.
My mother was a hardy woman who liked to go camping alone.
synonyms:
hearty, robust, rugged, sturdy
similar words:
courageous, stout, strong, tough
definition 2: able to stand or live through harsh weather or bad conditions; not easily killed.
That plant is so hardy it keeps growing even if I leave it out in the cold or forget to water it.
synonyms:
rugged, sturdy
antonyms:
delicate, tender
similar words:
hearty, robust, tough
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