Antonyms of adj spongy

2 senses of spongy

Sense 1
spongy, squashy, squishy, spongelike -- (easily squashed; resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility; "spongy bread")

INDIRECT (VIA soft) -> hard -- (resisting weight or pressure)

Sense 2
spongy, spongelike -- (like a sponge in being able to absorb liquids and yield it back when compressed)

INDIRECT (VIA absorbent) -> nonabsorbent, nonabsorptive -- (not capable of absorbing or soaking up (liquids))

Similarity of adj spongy

2 senses of spongy

Sense 1
spongy, squashy, squishy, spongelike -- (easily squashed; resembling a sponge in having soft porous texture and compressibility; "spongy bread")
       => soft (vs. hard) -- (yielding readily to pressure or weight)

Sense 2
spongy, spongelike -- (like a sponge in being able to absorb liquids and yield it back when compressed)
       => absorbent (vs. nonabsorbent), absorptive -- (having power or capacity or tendency to absorb or soak up something (liquids or energy etc.); "as absorbent as a sponge")

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