Definitions

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  • adj. Not hardy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not hardy; not able to endure fatigue or adverse conditions; tender.
  • Not having fortitude; not bold; timorous.

Etymologies

un- +‎ hardy (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • This spot of beach might be the last thing she'd ever see or feel, if the idea that was trying to be born inside her head proved as unhardy as her poor dead babe.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • Irrefolute, unhardy, unadventrous s But I will bring thee where thou foon fhalt quit Thofe rudiments, and fee before thine eyes 445

    The Works of the English Poets

  • People shouldn’t sell Leopard Gecko’s when they’re too young, because kids like my daughter will get really sad when they die from being too little and unhardy for anything but professional care.

    inkblurt · Out of the silent planet…

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