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stony

ston·y

stony

 
pronunciation:
sto ni
part of speech: adjective
inflections: stonier, stoniest
definition 1: full of or covered with stones.
synonyms:
rocky
similar words:
bumpy, pebbly, rough
definition 2: like stone, esp. in hardness.
synonyms:
flinty, hard, steely
antonyms:
soft
similar words:
impenetrable, impervious, petrified, rigid
definition 3: having little mercy or feeling; hardhearted.
synonyms:
callous, hardhearted, obdurate, pitiless
antonyms:
sympathetic
similar words:
aloof, impervious, merciless, remorseless, ruthless, severe, stern, unfeeling, unsympathetic
definition 4: showing no emotions; not responsive or expressive.
a stony countenance
synonyms:
blank, deadpan, inexpressive, unresponsive
similar words:
austere, frigid, rigid, unwavering
derivations: stonily (adv.), stoniness (n.)