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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger; The property of being strong and healthy in constitution.

Usage examples (37)
  • The plan required great hardiness of heart
  • Traits such as hardiness can be selected for or ignored.
  • She trains the little papoose to take to the cold water, not for the cleansing qualities, but for the "hardiness" she thinks it gives him.
  • United States, California, for instance, the word "hardiness" takes on a certain connotation that we should understand better in the north. for more
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