toughness

Definitions of toughness
  1. noun
    enduring strength and energy
    synonyms: stamina, staying power
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    types:
    legs
    staying power
    type of:
    endurance
    the power to withstand hardship or stress
  2. noun
    the property of being big and strong
    synonyms: huskiness, ruggedness
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    type of:
    strength
    the property of being physically or mentally strong
  3. noun
    impressive difficulty
    synonyms: formidability
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    type of:
    difficultness, difficulty
    the quality of being difficult
  4. noun
    the elasticity and hardness of a metal object; its ability to absorb considerable energy before cracking
    synonyms: temper
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    type of:
    elasticity, snap
    the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed
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