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rugged

rug·ged

rugged

 
 
pronunciation:
ruh gihd
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having a surface that is rough, broken, or jagged.
rugged mountainsides
synonyms:
craggy, rough, uneven
similar words:
bumpy, irregular, rocky
definition 2: rough-hewn or furrowed, as a human face.
synonyms:
creased, crinkled, furrowed, lined, weather-beaten, weathered, wrinkled
similar words:
coarse, gnarled, rough, worn
definition 3: strong or robust; sturdy.
his rugged constitution
synonyms:
hale, hardy, hearty, robust, sturdy, tough, vigorous
antonyms:
fragile, frail
similar words:
able-bodied, beefy, brawny, burly, husky, muscular, rough, solid, sound, stalwart, steely, stout
definition 4: imposing hardship or strain; demanding.
a rugged regimen of exercise
synonyms:
demanding, exacting, harsh, rigorous, strenuous, strict, stringent, tough
antonyms:
easy
similar words:
arduous, austere, challenging, difficult, hard, rigid, robust, severe, taxing
definition 5: violent or stormy.
rugged weather
synonyms:
harsh, rough, severe, stormy, violent
similar words:
bitter, inclement, raw, tempestuous, turbulent
definition 6: lacking refinement, as in manners or tastes.
synonyms:
coarse, crude, inelegant, raw, uncouth, uncultivated, unpolished, unrefined, vulgar
antonyms:
effete, refined
similar words:
crass, earthy, gross, rough, rude, unmannered, unmannerly
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derivations: ruggedly (adv.), ruggedness (n.)
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