[ UK /hˈɑːdɪnəs/ ]
  1. the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger
    the proposal required great boldness
    the plan required great hardiness of heart
  2. the property of being strong and healthy in constitution
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How To Use hardiness In A Sentence

  • For thousands of years nomadic tribes of the Middle East have bred a hunting hound called the saluki. The slender, silky coated canine is known for its hardiness, stamina, intelligence, and speed.
  • We observed no significant condition interactions for total life stress, negative life-event stress, or hardiness.
  • The technician was sent to measure the hardiness of the material.
  • But she was seized by that excess of bravery which is called foolhardiness, and driven by it to that peculiar and thoughtless vehemence of action which sometimes wins V. C.'s for men who, in later days, conceal amazement under the cherished decoration. The Prophet of Berkeley Square
  • This has been spoken of as an evidence of bravery; but, regarded in this light, it was only superfluous evidence of a fact which no one ever doubted; it really deserves better to be called foolhardiness, as Captain Penrose, who was one of the party, frankly described it in his Diary. Abraham Lincoln
  • Meanwhile fellow travellers can only admire the hardiness of the last great explorer, now 83.
  • Hardiness zones are indications of the average minimum temperatures for different areas of the country.
  • The slender, silky coated canine is known for its hardiness, stamina, intelligence, and speed.
  • The people here are known for their hardiness and courage.
  • Their frugality, intense militarism and hardiness stood them in very good stead, as did their love of what contemporaries called liberty: freedom from foreign control.
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