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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The characteristic of being strong enough to withstand intellectual challenge; The property of being strong and healthy in constitution.

Usage examples (34)
  • There is a certain robustness in these stories dealing with the inexorable laws of Nature.
  • Let me begin by saying that economic robustness is the only foundation for the temporalities of the state.
  • (Rock can chime in about how this very simple demonstration of robustness is so, um, …, well, whatever …)
  • However, adoption of the superhydrophobic surface treatment will ultimately depend on its long-term robustness and cost. for more
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