stoutness


stoutness
noun
1. the property of excessive fatness
Syn: ↑corpulence, ↑overweight, ↑adiposis
Derivationally related forms: ↑stout, ↑overweight (for: ↑overweight), ↑corpulent (for: ↑corpulence)
Hypernyms: ↑fleshiness, ↑obesity, ↑corpulency
2. the property of being strong and resolute
Syn: ↑stalwartness
Derivationally related forms: ↑stalwart (for: ↑stalwartness), ↑stout
Hypernyms: ↑strength

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  • stoutness — noun see stout I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stoutness — See stoutish. * * * …   Universalium

  • stoutness — noun a) A state or quality of being stout. b) The result or product of being stout …   Wiktionary

  • stoutness — stout·ness || staÊŠtnɪs n. portliness, fatness; sturdiness; resoluteness, firmness …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • stout — stoutly, adv. stoutness, n. /stowt/, adj. stouter, stoutest, n. adj. 1. bulky in figure; heavily built; corpulent; thickset; fat: She is getting too stout for her dresses. 2. bold, brave, or dauntless: a stout heart; stout fellows. 3. firm;… …   Universalium

  • Strength — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Degree of power. < N PARAG:Strength >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 strength strength Sgm: N 1 power power &c. 157 Sgm: N 1 energy energy &c. 171 Sgm: N 1 vigor vigor force Sgm: N …   English dictionary for students