Stony vs Flintlike - What's the difference?

stony | flintlike |


As adjectives the difference between stony and flintlike

is that stony is as hard as stone while flintlike is resembling flint; stony.

stony

English

Adjective

(er)
  • As hard as stone.
  • Containing or made up of stones.
  • a stony path
  • (figuratively) Of a person, lacking warmth and emotion.
  • (figuratively) Of an action such as a look, showing no warmth of emotion.
  • She gave him a stony reception.

    Synonyms

    * (hard as stone ): as hard as iron, as hard as a rock, rock-hard * (containing stones ): pebbly, rocky, shingly * (of a person ): cold, cool, hard-hearted, heartless, impassive, unemotional, unfeeling * (of an action ): cold, cool, frosty, unwelcoming

    Antonyms

    * (hard as stone ): soft * (of a person ): passionate, warm * (of an action ): warm, welcoming

    Derived terms

    * stoniness * stony-faced

    Anagrams

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    flintlike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling flint; stony.