Definitions for strenuousˈstrɛn yu əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. strenuous(adj)

    characterized by or performed with much energy or force

    "strenuous exercise"

  2. arduous, straining, strenuous(adj)

    taxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance

    "his final, straining burst of speed"; "a strenuous task"; "your willingness after these six arduous days to remain here"- F.D.Roosevelt

Wiktionary

  1. strenuous(Adjective)

    Urgent, ardent, zealous.

  2. strenuous(Adjective)

    Requiring great exertion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Strenuous(adj)

    eagerly pressing or urgent; zealous; ardent; earnest; bold; valiant; intrepid; as, a strenuous advocate for national rights; a strenuous reformer; a strenuous defender of his country

  2. Origin: [L. strenuus; cf. Gr. strong, hard, rough, harsh.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Strenuous

    stren′ū-us, adj. active: vigorous: urgent: zealous: bold: necessitating exertion.—n. Strenuos′ity, strenuousness: a straining after effect.—adv. Stren′uously.—n. Stren′uousness. [L. strenuus, akin to Gr. strēnēs, strong.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of strenuous in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of strenuous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Tim Mainardi:

    Anybody who has this has to be very careful about any type of strenuous activity.

  2. Edwin Percy Whipple:

    Cheerfulness in most cheerful people is the rich and satisfying result of strenuous discipline.

  3. Kelly Pasco:

    I see people looking for more strenuous exercise, getting out in nature and disconnecting( from devices).

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Never quit, not even when you bust your gut i.e. not even when you've made a strenuous effort. For, you ought to press on until you make it.

  5. Andre Bernard Buruch:

    I was the son of an immigrant. I experienced bigotry, intolerance and prejudice, even as so many of you have. Instead of allowing these thing to embitter me, I took them as spurs to more strenuous effort.

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