Definition of robust
- a robust debate
- a robust faith
- a robust plastic
- robust software
- robust work
robust young men and women
He is in robust health.
The sauce has a robust flavor.
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
: strong and healthy
: strongly formed or built
: successful or impressive and not likely to fail or weaken
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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