Synonyms of sturdy in English:

sturdy


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adjective

1‘the boy had grown sturdy and handsome’

SYNONYMS
strapping, well built, well made, muscular, athletic, strong, hefty, brawny, powerfully built, powerful, solidly built, solid, burly, stocky, thickset, rugged, substantial, robust, vigorous, tough, hardy, mighty, lusty, Herculean
fit, able-bodied, healthy, in good health, hale and hearty, hearty, hale, in good shape, in good condition, sound, sound in body and limb
informal husky, beefy, meaty, chunky, fit as a fiddle, ripped, shredded
North American informal buff
US informal jacked
dated stalwart
literary thewy, stark
ANTONYMS

puny, frail

2‘the boat was small but it was sturdy’

SYNONYMS
robust, strong, strongly made, well built, well made, solid, substantial, stout, sound, serviceable, stable
tough, resilient, durable, long-lasting, built to last, hard-wearing, imperishable, indestructible, resistant
dated staunch
ANTONYMS

weak, ramshackle

3‘nature is offering a sturdy resistance to man’

SYNONYMS
vigorous, strong, stalwart, firm, determined, resolute, tenacious, staunch, steadfast, unyielding, unwavering, uncompromising
ANTONYMS

weak