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Definition of Tough

Tough
Tough Tough, a. [Compar. Tougher; superl. Toughest.] [OE. tough, AS. t[=o]h, akin to D. taai, LG. taa, tage, tau, OHG. z[=a]hi, G. z[aum]he, and also to AS. getenge near to, close to, oppressive, OS. bitengi.] 1. Having the quality of flexibility without brittleness; yielding to force without breaking; capable of resisting great strain; as, the ligaments of animals are remarkably tough. ``Tough roots and stubs. ' --Milton. 2. Not easily broken; able to endure hardship; firm; strong; as, tough sinews. --Cowper. A body made of brass, the crone demands, . . . Tough to the last, and with no toil to tire. --Dryden. The basis of his character was caution combined with tough tenacity of purpose. --J. A. Symonds. 3. Not easily separated; viscous; clammy; tenacious; as, tough phlegm. 4. Stiff; rigid; not flexible; stubborn; as, a tough bow. So tough a frame she could not bend. --Dryden. 5. Severe; violent; as, a tough storm. [Colloq.] `` A tough debate. ' --Fuller. To make it tough, to make it a matter of difficulty; to make it a hard matter. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

Meaning of Tough from wikipedia

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