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Meaning of stony

ston•y

Pronunciation: (stō'nē), [key]
— ston•i•er, ston•i•est.
  1. full of or abounding in stones or rock: a stony beach.
  2. pertaining to or characteristic of stone.
  3. resembling or suggesting stone, esp. in its hardness.
  4. unfeeling; merciless; obdurate: a stony heart.
  5. motionless or rigid; without expression, as the eyes or a look: a hard, stony stare.
  6. petrifying; stupefying: stony fear.
  7. having a stone or stones, as fruit.
  8. stone-broke.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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