Examples of stony in a Sentence
She gave him a stony stare.
the judge's stony demeanor didn't raise the defendant's hopes for a more lenient sentence
Recent Examples of stony from the Web
My friends assure me that I am supposed to cry, as though anything less were an indication of a stony heart.
The site where fast-moving flames trapped the Granite Mountain Hotshots five years ago is dry scrub, surrounded by stony hills on three sides.
Just beyond the northern reach of the park, there’s a grassy mound—bearded in stony riprap to prevent erosion--that overlooks the East River: an older public park.
Stony Stares When South Korean boy band Shinhwa performed in North Korea in 2003 as part of a similar cultural diplomacy venture, the audience -- dressed in suits and traditional dresses -- greeted them with silence and stony stares.
At first, the city used the stony ridge for woodlots and rain catchments.
Peaks rise to roughly 2,600 feet (the highest between the Rockies and Appalachians) and lead to a labyrinth of stony hollows, waterfalls, and sweeping vistas.
This is cool California is ready for an especially stony 4/20 — the first since marijuana was legalized in the state.
New arrivals get smaller, stony plots, big enough to grow household greens, but not a surplus.
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callous, case-hardened, cold-blooded, compassionless, desensitized, hard, hard-boiled, hard-hearted, heartless, indurate, inhuman, inhumane, insensate, insensitive, ironhearted, merciless, obdurate, pitiless, remorseless, ruthless, soulless, take-no-prisoners, thick-skinned, uncharitable, unfeeling, unmerciful, unsparing, unsympathetic;
STONY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of stony for English Language Learners
: full of stones
: made of stone or hard like stone
: showing no emotion or friendliness
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