Definition of robustness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//rəʊˈbʌstnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//roʊˈbʌstnəs//
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  1. 1the state of being strong and healthy synonym strength (1) His mental robustness helped him to cope in the aftermath of the trial.
  2. 2the quality of being strong and unlikely to break or fail synonym sturdiness (1) Materials were chosen for their robustness and ease of maintenance.
  3. 3the quality of being strong enough to be trusted or relied on They questioned the robustness of the evidence.
  4. 4the quality of being strong and full of determination because you are sure about what you are doing or saying She confronted her critics with typical robustness.