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Definition of 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

Every city across the country that has successfully renewed and revitalized itself points to a robust education system as its fundamental key to success.
Alan Autry

Each year has been so robust with problems and successes and learning experiences and human experienes that a year is a lifetime at Apple. So this has been ten lifetimes.
Steve Jobs

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

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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