1. A disease in sheep and cattle, marked by great nervousness, or by dullness and stupor.


  1. Of firm build; stiff; stout; strong.
    a sturdy oak tree
  2. Solid in structure or person.
    It was a sturdy building, able to withstand strong winds and cold weather.
    The dog was sturdy and could work all day without getting tired.
  3. Foolishly obstinate or resolute; stubborn.
  4. Resolute, in a good sense; or firm, unyielding quality.
    a man of sturdy piety or patriotism

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