pillar of strength

Definition of pillar of strength

  1. :  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

  1. :  a firm upright support for a superstructure :  post

    :  a usually ornamental column or shaft

    :  one standing alone for a monument

  1. :  to provide or strengthen with or as if with pillars

  1. :  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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