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Not overly ornate; simple in style.
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  1. Not overly ornate; simple in style.
  2. (Idiomatic) Practical; realistic; pragmatic.
  3. Realistic or practical
Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
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  1. Difficult to endure; causing hardship or suffering:
  2. Lacking in shade; undiminished:
  3. Definite; firm:
  1. Stubborn; wilful.
  2. Realistic; pragmatic.
  3. Shrewd and unsentimental; practical; matter-of-fact
Straightforward or unemotional:
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  1. Straightforward or unemotional:
  2. Of, or relating to facts only; literal, realistic
  3. Sticking strictly to facts; literal, unimaginative, unemotional, prosaic, etc.
(Medicine) Relating to or being an indicator of disease, such as a physical sign, laboratory test, or x-ray that can be observed or verified by someone other than the person being evaluated.
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  1. (Medicine) Relating to or being an indicator of disease, such as a physical sign, laboratory test, or x-ray that can be observed or verified by someone other than the person being evaluated.
  2. Determined by and emphasizing the features and characteristics of the object, or thing dealt with, rather than the thoughts and feelings of the artist, writer, or speaker
  3. Of or having to do with a known or perceived object as distinguished from something existing only in the mind of the subject, or person thinking
Manifested in or involving practice:
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  1. Manifested in or involving practice:
  2. Concerned with the production or operation of something useful:
  3. Having or showing good judgment; sensible:
(Rare) Busy or active, esp. in a meddlesome way
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  1. (Rare) Busy or active, esp. in a meddlesome way
  2. Concerned with actual practice, everyday affairs, etc., not with theory or speculation; practical
  3. Dealing or concerned with facts or actual occurrences; practical.
(Law) Relating to affairs of state.
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  1. (Law) Relating to affairs of state.
  2. Arbuthnot
  3. Pragmatic; practical; businesslike
Lacking in imagination and spirit; dull.
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  1. Lacking in imagination and spirit; dull.
  2. Commonplace, dull and ordinary
  3. Of or like prose rather than poetry; often, specif., heavy, flat, unimaginative, etc.
Tending to or expressing an awareness of things as they really are:
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  1. Tending to or expressing an awareness of things as they really are:
  2. Relating to the representation of objects, actions or conditions as they actually are or were.
  3. Tending to face facts; practical rather than visionary
Not intoxicated or affected by the use of alcohol or drugs.
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  1. Not intoxicated or affected by the use of alcohol or drugs.
  2. Temperate in any way; not extreme or extravagant
  3. Serious or staid in character or conduct:
Find another word for tough-minded. In this page you can discover 14 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for tough-minded, like: down-to-earth, hard, hardheaded, matter-of-fact, objective, practical, pragmatic, pragmatical, prosaic, realistic and sober.