HyperDic: strenuous

English > 2 senses of the word strenuous:
ADJECTIVEallstrenuouscharacterized by or performed with much energy or force
allstrenuous, arduous, strainingtaxing to the utmost
strenuous > pronunciation
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English > strenuous: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterized by or performed with much energy or force.
Example"strenuous exercise"
Broaderenergeticpossessing or exerting or displaying energy
Spanishenérgico, vigoroso
Nounsstrainan intense or violent exertion
strenuosityintense energy
strenuousnessextreme / extreme effortfulness
Adverbsstrenuouslyin a strenuous manner
English > strenuous: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningtaxing to the utmost; testing powers of endurance.
Example "a strenuous task"
Synonymsarduous, straining
Broadereffortfulrequiring great physical effort
Nounsstrainan effortful attempt to attain a goal / goal
strenuousnessextreme / extreme effortfulness

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