Sturdy and Unstable


Sturdy adjective - Marked by the ability to withstand stress without structural damage or distortion.
Usage example: wear sturdy boots because we will be going over sharp rocks and uneven terrain

Unstable is an antonym for sturdy in solid topic.

Nearby Word: sturdily


Unstable adjective - Not being in or able to maintain a state of balance.
Usage example: the minute we put the books down on the unstable desk, the whole stack went crashing to the floor

Sturdy is an antonym for unstable.

Nearby Word: unstably
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Unstable and Sturdy. (2016). Retrieved 2023, March 21, from
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Unstable or Sturdy. 2016. Accessed March 21, 2023.
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