stony

Part of speech: noun

Stoniness.

Part of speech: adjective

Abounding in stone.

Part of speech: adjective

Hard as stone; unfeeling.

Share it on:

Usage examples "stony":

  1. The same clear complexion, large brown eyes, and wavy hair; and the tones of her voice, too, how they thrilled the heart of the strong man, making him a boy again, guiding the steps of his baby sister, or bearing her gently in his arms when the path was steep and stony. - "'Lena Rivers", Mary J. Holmes.
  2. The Moodna Creek had now become very low, and not more than half its stony bed was covered with water. - "Driven Back to Eden", E. P. Roe.
  3. It was singular, but every step impressed his more thoughtful companions on ahead that this was no haunt for human beings; and as they tramped on, following the windings of the valley, the impression grew stronger and stronger that theirs were the first, possibly might prove to be the last, human feet that had ever traversed this stony desert. - "Steve Young", George Manville Fenn.