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Definition of Robust

Robust

  1. Evincing strength; indicating vigorous health; strong; sinewy; muscular; vigorous; sound; as, a robust body; robust youth; robust health.
  2. Violent; rough; rude.
  3. Requiring strength or vigor; as, robust employment.

Robust Quotations

If our nation goes over a financial Niagara, we won't have much strength and, eventually, we won't have peace. We are currently borrowing the entire defense budget from foreign investors. Within a few years, we will be spending more on interest payments than on national security. That is not, as our military friends say, a 'robust strategy.'
Mitch Daniels

He ate and drank the precious Words, his Spirit grew robust; He knew no more that he was poor, nor that his frame was Dust.
Emily Dickinson

When you ask people, 'What's the opposite of fragile?,' they tend to say robust, resilient, adaptable, solid, strong. That's not it. The opposite of fragile is something that gains from disorder.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb

If only life could be a little more tender and art a little more robust.
Alan Rickman

The egoism which enters into our theories does not affect their sincerity; rather, the more our egoism is satisfied, the more robust is our belief.
George Eliot
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Robust Translations

robust in Afrikaans is stewig, ferm
robust in Danish is fast
robust in Dutch is robuust, hecht, potig, fors, ferm
robust in French is robuste
robust in Latin is validus, fortis
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