Antonyms of adj puny

2 senses of puny

Sense 1
puny -- (inferior in strength or significance; "a puny physique"; "puny excuses")

INDIRECT (VIA weak) -> strong -- (having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man")

Sense 2
puny, runty, shrimpy -- ((used especially of persons) of inferior size)

INDIRECT (VIA small, little) -> large, big -- (above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world")
INDIRECT (VIA small, little) -> large, big -- (above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a large city"; "set out for the big city"; "a large sum"; "a big (or large) barn"; "a large family"; "big businesses"; "a big expenditure"; "a large number of newspapers"; "a big group of scientists"; "large areas of the world")

Similarity of adj puny

2 senses of puny

Sense 1
puny -- (inferior in strength or significance; "a puny physique"; "puny excuses")
       => weak (vs. strong) -- (wanting in physical strength; "a weak pillar")

Sense 2
puny, runty, shrimpy -- ((used especially of persons) of inferior size)
       => small (vs. large), little (vs. big) -- (limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent; "a little dining room"; "a little house"; "a small car"; "a little (or small) group")

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