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lusty

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of lusty

  1. 1 having active strength of body or mind the lusty young rowers on the college crew team Synonyms of lusty dynamic, energetic, flush, gingery, vigorous, peppy, red-blooded, robust, vitalWords Related to lusty animated, brisk, dashing, kinetic, lively, punchy, spirited, sprightly, vivacious; energized, enlivened, invigorated, vitalized; firm, fortified, mettlesome, mighty, powerful, puissant, strong; refreshed, rejuvenated, revitalized; able-bodied, athletic, beefy, brawny, burly, fit, hardy, husky, muscular, robustious, rugged, stalwart, stout, strapping, sturdy, tough, virile; hale, healthy, hearty, sound; capable, competentNear Antonyms of lusty delicate, effete, enervated, faint, feeble, frail, infirm, wan, weak, weakened; impotent, powerless, prostrate, prostrated, sapped, tired; indolent, lackadaisical, languid, lazy; invertebrate, nerveless, soft, spineless, wimpy; ill, unhealthy, unsound, unwell; broken-down, debilitated, decrepit, disabled, wasted, worn-outAntonyms of lusty dull, lethargic, listless, sluggish, torpid

  2. 2 not showing weakness or uncertainty a lusty spirit of adventure Synonyms of lusty forceful, hearty, iron, firm, robust, solid, stout, strong, sturdy, vigorousWords Related to lusty hard, ironclad, mighty, powerful, tough, unyielding; animated, brisk, energetic, frisky, jaunty, jazzy, lively, peppy, perky, spirited, sprightful, sprightly, springy, vital, vivacious, zippy; assured, certain, confident, sanguine, secure, sureNear Antonyms of lusty feeble, fragile, frail; limp, listless, spiritless; diffident, insecure, self-doubting; characterless, effete, frail, spineless, weakened, weak-kneed, wimpy, wishy-washyAntonyms of lusty uncertain, weak

  3. 3 having an abundance of some characteristic quality (as flavor) such a lusty dish calls for an equally rich wine Synonyms of lusty big, concentrated, full, heady, full-bodied, muscular, plush, potent, rich, robust, strongWords Related to lusty heavy; straight, undiluted, unmixed; high-octane, high-test; enriched, fortified; concentratedNear Antonyms of lusty dilute, diluted, watered-down, wateryAntonyms of lusty delicate, light, mild, thin, thinned, weak, weakened

Synonym Discussion of lusty

vigorous, energetic, strenuous, lusty, nervous mean having or showing great vitality and force. vigorous further implies showing no signs of depletion or diminishing of freshness or robustness.
    • as vigorous as a youth half his age
energetic suggests a capacity for intense activity.
    • an energetic campaigner
strenuous suggests a preference for coping with the arduous or the challenging.
    • the strenuous life on an oil rig
lusty implies exuberant energy and capacity for enjoyment.
    • a lusty appetite for life
nervous suggests especially the forcibleness and sustained effectiveness resulting from mental vigor.
    • full of nervous energy


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