Definitions and Examples of strong, sturdy, substantial
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
Having great physical power and ability; not easily broken or damaged.
The bridge was built with strong materials to withstand harsh weather conditions.
Strongly built and able to withstand stress or pressure.
The sturdy oak table could hold heavy objects without wobbling.
Of considerable importance, size, or worth; solid and strong.
The company made a substantial profit this year due to increased sales.
Key Differences: strong vs sturdy vs substantial
- 1Strong implies great physical power and ability, while sturdy suggests being strongly built and able to withstand stress or pressure.
- 2Substantial conveys the idea of being of considerable importance, size, or worth, and also being solid and strong.
Effective Usage of strong, sturdy, substantial
- 1Describing Objects: Use strong, sturdy, and substantial to describe objects that are durable and can withstand stress or pressure.
- 2Comparing Objects: Use these antonyms to compare objects and highlight their differences in strength and durability.
- 3Expressing Opinions: Use these words to express your opinion on the strength and durability of an object or material.
The antonyms of flimsier are strong, sturdy, and substantial. These words describe objects that are durable, strong, and able to withstand stress or pressure. Use these words to describe objects, compare their strength and durability, and express opinions on their quality.