Robust vs Unbridled - What's the difference?

robust | unbridled |


As adjectives the difference between robust and unbridled

is that robust is evincing strength; indicating vigorous health; strong; sinewy; muscular; vigorous; sound; as, a robust body; robust youth; robust health while unbridled is not fitted with a bridle.

As a verb unbridled is

(unbridle).

robust

English

Adjective

(er)
  • Evincing strength; indicating vigorous health; strong; sinewy; muscular; vigorous; sound; as, a robust body; robust youth; robust health.
  • He was a robust man of six feet four.
  • * Anthony Trollope (1815-1882)
  • She was stronger, larger, more robust physically than he had hitherto conceived.
  • Violent; rough; rude.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=October 1 , author=Phil McNulty , title=Everton 0 - 2 Liverpool , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=As a frenetic opening continued, Cahill - whose robust approach had already prompted Jamie Carragher to register his displeasure to Atkinson - rose above the Liverpool defence to force keeper Pepe Reina into an athletic tip over the top.}}
  • Requiring strength or vigor; as, robust employment.
  • Sensible (of intellect etc.); straightforward, not given to or confused by uncertainty or subtlety;
  • (systems engineering) Designed or evolved in such a way as to be resistant to total failure despite partial damage.
  • (software engineering) Resistant or impervious to failure regardless of user input or unexpected conditions.
  • (statistics) Not greatly influenced by errors in assumptions about the distribution of sample errors.
  • Usage notes

    * "More" and "most robust" are much more common than the forms ending in "-er" or "-est".

    Derived terms

    * robustness

    See also

    * (Robust statistics)

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    unbridled

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • not fitted with a bridle
  • an unbridled horse
  • without restraint or boundary
  • She jumped into the project with unbridled enthusiasm.

    Verb

    (head)
  • (unbridle)