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Definition of Sturdiness

  • Quality of being sturdy.
  • resoluteness evidenced by strength of character
  • the property of something that is strongly built
  • the state of being vigorous and robust

How to use sturdiness in a sentence. Sturdiness pronunciation.

But with all the elder Alcott's vehement, impracticable, visionary qualities, there was a sturdiness and a courage-at least, we like to think so.
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A Yankee boy who would cheerfully travel in those days, when distances were long and unmotored, as far from Connecticut as the Carolinas, earning his way by peddling, laying down his pack to teach school when opportunity offered, must possess a basic sturdiness.
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There is a commonplace beauty about "Orchard House"-a kind of spiritual sturdiness underlying its quaint picturesqueness-a kind of common triad of the New England homestead, whose overtones tell us that there must have been something aesthetic fibered in the Puritan severity-the self-sacrificing part of the ideal-a value that seems to stir a deeper feeling, a stronger sense of being nearer some perfect truth than a Gothic cathedral or an Etruscan villa.
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Such stimulants, it strikes us, tend to industrialize art, rather than develop a spiritual sturdiness-a sturdiness which Mr. Sedgwick says [footnote: H. D. Sedgwick.
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And for the most of us, we believe, this sturdiness would be encouraged by anything that will keep or help us keep a normal balance between the spiritual life and the ordinary life.
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And he continuing ev'r in sturdiness?
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She felt that she had not seen him for years; she drank in his sturdiness, his boyish face, his air of caring nothing for authority.
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She could, herself, see that he must have been a fine enough lad when he had his health-the breadth of his shoulders, the thick sturdiness of his shape, the strength of his thighs and arms.
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If any touch of the romantic which we find in Shelley is a matter of heredity, we must trace it to this able, daring, restless, and magnificent old grandfather, who was the beau ideal of an English squire-the sort of squire who had added foreign graces to native sturdiness.
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Among the great writers of Johnson's day there was none who showed a truer originality than Fielding; no man who broke more markedly with the literary superstitions of the time; none who took his own road with more sturdiness and self-reliance.
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His was a vital sturdiness which, for ten years, refused death, but during the last of these he was physically and morally repellent.
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Much of their parents' sturdiness and independence was passed on into the blood of their four children, two boys and two girls, for in 1748, after long saving, they all left England for America, "the promised land," and sailed for New Amsterdam.
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Strong almost to sturdiness, yet agile and accurate in movement, he had "covered all sorts of territory around 'short,' and could hit the ball on the nose when it counted," and to him went the unprecedented glory of a forty-yard run for a touch-down and goal in a High School vs. Varsity Freshmen game.
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Those who adhered to the strictest application of heredity, in considering the natural development of Evelyn Mavick, sought refuge in the physiological problem of the influence of Rodney Henderson, and declared that something of his New England sturdiness and fundamental veracity had been imparted to the inheritor of his great fortune.
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The boy was a handsome fellow, with more solidity and sturdiness, and Honora could scarcely continue to amuse him, as she thought of the father's pain in parting with two such beings-his sole objects of affection.
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So long, however, as he remained under his old master's care, Owen's lack of sturdiness made it possible, by strict injunctions and sharp oversight, to restrain his creative eccentricity within bounds; but when his apprenticeship was served out, and he had taken the little shop which Peter Hovenden's failing eyesight compelled him to relinquish, then did people recognize how unfit a person was Owen Warland to lead old blind Father Time along his daily course.
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Walter fought with indomitable pluck; it was splendid to see the sturdiness with which he bore up under the blows of Harpour's strong fist, which he could only return at intervals.
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Examples of Sturdiness

Example #1
A Yankee boy who would cheerfully travel in those days, when distances were long and unmotored, as far from Connecticut as the Carolinas, earning his way by peddling, laying down his pack to teach school when opportunity offered, must possess a basic sturdiness.
Example #2
And Miss Alcott is fond of working her story around, so that she can better rub in a moral precept-and the moral sometimes browbeats the story.
Example #3
This was apparently not very evident when he got to preaching his idealism.
Example #4
But with all the elder Alcott's vehement, impracticable, visionary qualities, there was a sturdiness and a courage-at least, we like to think so.
Example #5
All around you, under the Concord sky, there still floats the influence of that human faith melody, transcendent and sentimental enough for the enthusiast or the cynic respectively, reflecting an innate hope-a common interest in common things and common men-a tune the Concord bards are ever playing, while they pound away at the immensities with a Beethovenlike sublimity, and with, may we say, a vehemence and perseverance-for that part of greatness is not so difficult to emulate.
Example #6
And there sits the little old spinet-piano Sophia Thoreau gave to the Alcott children, on which Beth played the old Scotch airs, and played at the Fifth Symphony.