Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Stalwart character or quality; sturdiness; stoutness; strength.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality of being stalwart.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state or condition of being stalwart.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the property of being strong and resolute

Etymologies

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stalwart +‎ -ness

Examples

  • So I admired the stalwartness of this young woman who did what I couldn't, and her sister and brother who stood with her and said their piece too.

    Love Notes

  • So I admired the stalwartness of this young woman who did what I couldn't, and her sister and brother who stood with her and said their piece too.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • And so, he was able to do that in way that internationally, I think, people had not expected Britain and the British with their stalwartness and their, you know, stiff upper lip to react in such a way to the death of the princess.

    CNN Transcript May 11, 2007

  • But all Lowry ever does is "offer stirring rhetoric about the need for victory and for stalwartness in the face of setbacks," and, in case he hasn't noticed, it doesn't help.

    Rich Lowry, Serious Foreign Policy Expert, announces his serious plan for victory in Iraq

  • And all we need for it to get even better, to get to the finish line, is some more Churchillian "stirring rhetoric about the need for victory and for stalwartness in the face of setbacks."

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • They keep pointing out the deceit and errors which brought us into this unparalleled strategic disaster in Iraq -- so that we don't make the same mistakes by listening to the same people -- when they should instead just "offer stirring rhetoric about the need for victory and for stalwartness in the face of setbacks."

    Rich Lowry, Serious Foreign Policy Expert, announces his serious plan for victory in Iraq

  • They keep pointing out the deceit and errors which brought us into this unparalleled strategic disaster in Iraq -- so that we don't make the same mistakes by listening to the same people -- when they should instead just "offer stirring rhetoric about the need for victory and for stalwartness in the face of setbacks."

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • But all Lowry ever does is "offer stirring rhetoric about the need for victory and for stalwartness in the face of setbacks," and, in case he hasn't noticed, it doesn't help.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • And all we need for it to get even better, to get to the finish line, is some more Churchillian "stirring rhetoric about the need for victory and for stalwartness in the face of setbacks."

    Rich Lowry, Serious Foreign Policy Expert, announces his serious plan for victory in Iraq

  • In his tall stalwartness Adam Bede was a Saxon, and justified his name; but the jet-black hair, made the more noticeable by its contrast with the light paper cap, and the keen glance of the dark eyes that shone from under strongly marked, prominent and mobile eyebrows, indicated a mixture of Celtic blood.

    Adam Bede

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