Robust Definition

rō-bŭst, rōbŭst
adjective
Strong and healthy; full of vigor; hardy.
Webster's New World
Strongly built or based; muscular or sturdy.
Webster's New World
Suited to or requiring physical strength or stamina.
Robust work.
Webster's New World
Active or dynamic.
A robust debate; a robust economy.
American Heritage
Full and rich, as in flavor.
A robust port wine.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Robust

Adjective

Base Form:
robust
Comparative:
robuster
Superlative:
robustest

Origin of Robust

  • Latin rōbustus from rōbur, rōbus oak, strength reudh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin rōbustus, from rōbur, rōbus (“strength", "hard timber", "oak").

    From Wiktionary

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