Definitions for strenuousˈstrɛn yu əs

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  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

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  1. strenuous(Adjective)

    Urgent, ardent, zealous.

  2. strenuous(Adjective)

    Requiring great exertion.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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.]


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