adjective, ston·i·er, ston·i·est.
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These meteorites are so commonplace that we call them “ordinary” chondrites, or stony meteorites.Comets Are More Dangerous Than We Thought - Issue 98: Mind|Sean Raymond|March 10, 2021|Nautilus
Over several days, this wine danced from bright plum flavors to stony minerality, and back again to fruit, then earth, until the flavors melded into something more complex.An unexpected merlot from Tuscany surprises with complex flavors — and a $15 price tag|Dave McIntyre|February 26, 2021|Washington Post
Faced with a moping, stony-faced new partner, Beth did not selflessly set aside her own pain to help.
It exists to make one feel things, to make the stone stony.Sondheim on Sondheim: American Musical Theater in Six Songs|Jimmy So|December 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Rey, after sitting for long hours in stony silence, eventually gave the police her last name.The Mad Shooter of Paris Is a ‘Natural Born Killer’|Christopher Dickey|November 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Sara Sonnack, a Stony Brook journalism major who will be a senior next year, says she hopes she can make the trip.NYC Auction Held to Raise Funds for Stony Brook’s New Marie Colvin Center|Caitlin Dickson|June 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Havel was a hero who shrugged off the title, understandably uncomfortable with the assumptions of stony perfection.John Avlon: Vaclav Havel's Heroic Politics of Truth and Responsibility|John Avlon|December 19, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Why didn't he send a trooper to report at once instead of wasting time in going to Stony Crossing?
It took us all of the next day to make the trip to Stony Crossing and back by way of the place where Rutter was buried.
It ended in a broad open moor, stony; and full of damp boggy hollows, forlorn and desolate under the autumn sky.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
The tones of the neighbouring convent bell, echoing through the stony vaults, sounded loud and awful as the knell of doom.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow
Why did he quit the fruitful banks of the Euphrates for a spot so remote, so barren, and so stony as Sichem?A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)|Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)