hardiness hardiness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the property of being strong and healthy in constitution
  2. (n) the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger

Usage(s):

  1. Flu's hardiness as a human scourge is the result, paradoxically, of the instability of its genetic structure.
  2. Flu's hardiness as a recurring human scourge is the result of its unstable genetic structure.
  3. Known as invasive non-indigenous species, such garden mainstays as garlic mustard or Japanese barberry are often cultivated for their beauty and hardiness.

News

  • Crape Myrtle: hardiness and hues

    Crape Myrtle is a family of plants that the plant breeders are making much more cold hardy and improved for our hardiness zone.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

Quotes

  1. "The new larger government will continue its national responsibilities by easing the hardiness and the suffering of the people in Gaza," Fayyad said in a statement following his cabinet's weekly meeting.
    on May 11, 2009 By: Salam Fayyad Source: Xinhua

  2. "All credit to the boys. They have displayed hardiness, shown considerable self-belief. The series in Australia was tough. So has the tour of India. My boys have learnt quickly, adapted well," said Inzamam, with a sense of satisfaction.
    on Apr 16, 2005 By: Inzamam ul-Haq Source: Hindu

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