pillar of strength
Definition of pillar of strength
: someone or something that gives support or help during difficult times My husband was my/a pillar of strength during my mother's illness.
Word by Word Definitions
: a firm upright support for a superstructure : post
: a usually ornamental column or shaft
: one standing alone for a monument
: to provide or strengthen with or as if with pillars
: the quality or state of being strong : capacity for exertion or endurance
: power to resist force : solidity, toughness
: power of resisting attack : impregnability
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