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In addition to the space-age applications, there’s a more prosaic vision of a smoother future—where biologically-based strength, elasticity, and toughness make spider silk an extremely attractive alternative to man-made fibers like rayon.

Its strength and toughness outperform synthetic counterparts.

The company says that makes the screen’s toughness comparable to its burly ThinkPad laptops.

By mustering your mental toughness, you can tolerate hard conditions better and do what needs to be done.

This stripped Tagovailoa of his chance to prove his toughness and skill to NFL teams and created a lot of speculation about his potential draft position in this year’s NFL Draft, set for April 23-25.

And despite the training and toughness, the man was struggling to keep his family together.

This is not to suggest that Mailer ever lost the intellectual toughness which was central to his work.

Right, that toughness was always inside her, like the way she had given up crying.

It perfectly illustrates the combination of bravado, real toughness, and a kind of lost-little-boy appeal that he has with women.

Female candidates once had to prove their toughness above all and never mention their personal lives.

Each shook his lance aloft, as if to ascertain the weight and toughness of the unwieldy weapon, and then laid it in the rest.

I was born tough, and its only common sense to put such natural toughness to some real use.

Anything touched by the beam is broken by its own molecules, twisted by its own strength, and crushed by its own toughness.

Only minds of extraordinary toughness and originality could resist such a torrent of suggestion.

Now, there is a remedy for the toughness of steak, which I can give you, depending upon whether you like salad oil.


On this page you'll find 79 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to toughness, such as: decisiveness, firmness, fortitude, grit, perseverance, and persistence.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.