characterized by or performed with much energy or force
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
Urgent, ardent, zealous.
Requiring great exertion.
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
Origin: [L. strenuus; cf. Gr. strong, hard, rough, harsh.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
The numerical value of strenuous in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of strenuous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Anybody who has this has to be very careful about any type of strenuous activity.
Cheerfulness in most cheerful people is the rich and satisfying result of strenuous discipline.
I see people looking for more strenuous exercise, getting out in nature and disconnecting( from devices).
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.
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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