- evince, Evincing strength; indicating vigorous health; strong; sinewy; muscular; vigorous; sound; as, a robust body; robust youth; robust health.
- Anthony Trollope (1815-1882)
- : She was stronger, larger, more physically than he had hitherto conceived.
- violent, Violent; rough; rude.
- require, Requiring strength or vigor; as, robust employment.
- sensible, Sensible (of intellect etc.); straightforward, not given to or confused by uncertainty or subtlety;
- (In w:systems engineering, systems engineering, said of a system) Designed or evolved in such a way as to be resistant to total failure despite partial damage.
Etymology: (rfc-level, Etymology not at level 3)From Latin rÅbustus, from rÅbur, rÅbus, "strength", "hard timber", "oak".
- German: robust
- German, robust (1)
- Spanish: robusto (1) cognate with roble, "oak tree"
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