What does straining mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. strain, straining(noun)

    an intense or violent exertion

  2. distortion, overrefinement, straining, torture, twisting(adj)

    the act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean

  3. 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. straining(Noun)

    The act by which one strains.

    Sundry violent gaspings and strainings. uE000241194uE001 Herman Melville.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Straining

    of Strain

  2. Straining

    a. & n. from Strain

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of straining in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of straining in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of straining in a Sentence

  1. Zara Amatuni:

    We are seeing a lot of civilian injuries, including children and the use of heavy explosive weaponry, people are moving into shelters and basements, which do not have proper sanitary conditions, and we are observing problems with the onset of winter. Hospitals and schools have been damaged by artillery fire, and the threat of COVID is straining the healthcare system even more.

  2. Trey Gowdy:

    I don’t like bias. I don’t like political bias and this was an incredibly politically charged case as was, and is, the Russia investigation, so politics and political bias is even more important in a case like this. I don’t know why the left is straining to minimize the manifest bias that was exhibited by these agents. I just don’t get it.

  3. Meredith Seals:

    It has been mentally straining on them not to see family members and loved ones, when you are used to having family there every day and then you can't, it's very lonely for them.

  4. Andrew Rundle:

    The COVID-19 pandemic is responsible for widespread sickness and death, straining healthcare systems, shutting down economies, and closing school districts, while it is a priority to mitigate its immediate impact, it is important to consider ways to prevent its long-term effects, including new risks for childhood obesity.

  5. White House:

    This report reflects nothing more than their frustrations. Chairman Schiff's report reads like the ramblings of a basement blogger straining to prove something when there is evidence of nothing.

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    closely constrained or constricted or constricting
    • A. victimised
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