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Robust (medicine)


robust


1. Evincing strength; indicating vigorous Health; strong; sinewy; muscular; vigorous; sound; as, a robust body; robust youth; robust Health.

2. Violent; rough; rude. "While romp-loving miss Is hauled about in gallantry robust." (Thomson)

3. Requiring strength or vigor; as, robust Employment.

Synonym: Strong, lusty, sinewy, sturdy, muscular, hale, hearty, vigorous, forceful, sound.

Robust, Strong. Robust means, literally, made of oak, and hence implies great compactness and toughness of muscle, connected with a thick-set frame and great powers of endurance. Strong denotes the power of exerting great physical force. The robust man can bear heat or cold, excess or privation, and toil on through every kind of hardship; the strong man can lift a great weight, can give a heavy blow, and a hard gripe. "Robust, tough sinews bred to toil." . "Then 'gan the villain wax so fierce and strong, That nothing may sustain his furious force." (Spenser)

Origin: L. Robustus oaken, hard, strong, fr. Robur strength, a very hard kind of oak; cf. Skr. Rabhas violence: cf. F. Robuste.

Source: Websters Dictionary


embarrassed (oh)



feeling nervous and uncomfortable and worrying about what people think of you, for example because you have to talk or sing in public, or because you have made a silly mistake
::Lori gets embarrassed if we ask her to sing.
::He looked embarrassed when I asked him where he'd been.
very/deeply/highly/acutely embarrassed
::Michelle was acutely embarrassed (=very embarrassed) at having to ask for money.
embarrassed smile/laugh/grin etc
::Ken gave her an embarrassed grin.
::There was an embarrassed silence.
embarrassed to do sth
::He was embarrassed to admit making a mistake.
embarrassed about/at
::I felt embarrassed about how untidy the house was.
financially embarrassed
having no money or having debts
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WORD FOCUS: embarrassed
similar words: uncomfortable, awkward, sheepish, red-faced
very embarrassed: mortified