KJV Dictionary Definition: lustiness


LUST'INESS, n. Vigor of body; stoutness; strength; robustness; sturdiness.

Cappadocian slaves were famous for their lustiness.


LUST'Y, a. from lust.

1. Stout; vigorous; robust; healthful; able of body. this is the correct sense of the word, comprehending full health and strength; as a lusty youth. But it is now used in the sense of,

2. Bulky; large; of great size. This sense does not always include that of vigor.

3. Handsome; pleasant; saucy. Obs.

4. Copious; plentiful; as a lusty draught.

5. Pregnant; a colloquial use.