Synonyms and Antonyms for tough

1. tough (adj.)

not given to gentleness or sentimentality

Synonyms: Antonyms:

2. tough (adj.)

very difficult; severely testing stamina or resolution

Synonyms: Antonyms:

4. tough (adj.)

substantially made or constructed

Synonyms: Antonyms:

5. tough (adj.)

feeling physical discomfort or pain (`tough' is occasionally used colloquially for `bad')

Synonyms: Antonyms:

6. tough (adj.)

violent and lawless

Synonyms: Antonyms:

7. tough (adj.)

unfortunate or hard to bear

Synonyms: Antonyms:

8. tough (n.)

an aggressive and violent young criminal

Synonyms:

9. tough (adj.)

making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe

Synonyms: Antonyms: