- n the state of being vigorous and robust
- n the property of something that is strongly built
- n resoluteness evidenced by strength of character
sturdiness of moral principle
- The overlapping fates of Smith's characters seem to trace the new structures of 21st-century life and test their sturdiness as framework for peace and happiness.
- A step like improving the sturdiness of seats, she concluded, "is an essential element of preparation for the crash that can result when accident prevention fails.
- Volvo, meanwhile, just launched an all-new wagon, the V50, featuring the automaker's typical sturdiness and premium safety.
- President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in Inquirer.net
In a statement read Friday at a briefing in MalacaÃ±ang, President Macapagal-Arroyo called on residents of provinces in Santi's path to "seek safer ground, especially if you're not sure of the sturdiness of your homes."