Expressions of strength
By S.H. LOKE
WE admire strong people who outshine others in character and confidence. Some are physically strong, while others are emotionally or mentally strong. Here are some words associated with strength which you can use to describe people with a strong body or a strong character.
Very strong and healthy.
All the robust girls were chosen to take part in the tug-of-war on sports day.
A stocky person has a body that is broad, solid and often short.
The stocky farmer could easily carry 20kg of vegetables by hand.
Somebody or something that is sturdy looks strong and is unlikely to be easily injured or damaged.
The sturdy angsana tree outside my house survived last night’s storm.
Not changing in your attitudes or aims.
He proved his steadfast loyalty to his company by not accepting jobs with better offers.
A loyal worker or supporter who is completely reliable.
He trusts Jack, his stalwart worker who has been with him for 20 years.
Sensible and reliable.
Rick is a steady student whose results are consistent.
Strong and loyal in your opinions and attitude.
She is a staunch supporter of the ruling party.
People and things are resilient when they are able to recover easily from unpleasant
and damaging events.
My mother is a resilient woman who ensured much suffering in her younger years.
Rubber is a very resilient material.
If you are tenacious, you are very determined and do not give up easily.
He survived the ordeal in the jungle as he is a tenacious adventurer.
Someone who is stoical does not complain or show they are upset in a bad situation.
Bob is well-liked by his boss, because he is stoical even when he is loaded with too much work, and he always goes the extra mile.