Definition and Meanings for stony
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Part of Speech of stony
adjective, comparative, superlative
Etymology of stony
Meaning of stony
as adjective, comparative, superlative
- of or pertaining to stone, consisting of, or abounding in, stone or stones; resembling stone; hard; as, a stony tower; a stony cave; stony ground; a stony crust.
- converting into stone; petrifying; petrific.
- inflexible; cruel; unrelenting; pitiless; obdurate; perverse; cold; morally hard; appearing as if petrified; as, a stony heart; a stony gaze.