the capacity for enduring or sustaining hardship, privation, etc.; capability of surviving under unfavorable conditions.
courage; boldness; audacity.

1250–1300; Middle English; see hardy1, -ness

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hardiness (ˈhɑːdɪnɪs)
the condition or quality of being hardy, robust, or bold

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The health and hardiness procured by it, would be a good purchase at a much
  dearer rate.
Hardiness of the plant doesn't have to come only from the genes of the plant
Agriculture's hardiness guide helps gardeners and landscapers choose plants
  that will grow best in their area.
With the genetic hardiness of buffaloes and the tastiness of beef, the beefalo
  provides the best of both animals.
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