strenuous


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stren·u·ous

 (strĕn′yo͞o-əs)
adj.
1. Requiring great effort, energy, or exertion: a strenuous task.
2. Vigorously active; energetic or zealous: strenuous efforts.

[From Latin strēnuus.]

stren′u·ous·ly adv.
stren′u·ous·ness n.

strenuous

(ˈstrɛnjʊəs)
adj
1. requiring or involving the use of great energy or effort
2. characterized by great activity, effort, or endeavour
[C16: from Latin strēnuus brisk, vigorous]
ˈstrenuousness, strenuosity n
ˈstrenuously adv

stren•u•ous

(ˈstrɛn yu əs)

adj.
1. characterized by or calling for vigorous exertion: strenuous tasks.
2. intensely active; energetic: a strenuous intellect.
[1590–1600; < Latin strēnuus; see -ous]
stren′u•ous•ly, adv.
stren′u•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.strenuous - characterized by or performed with much energy or force; "strenuous exercise"
energetic - possessing or exerting or displaying energy; "an energetic fund raiser for the college"; "an energetic group of hikers"; "it caused an energetic chemical reaction"
2.strenuous - taxing to the utmoststrenuous - 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
effortful - requiring great physical effort

strenuous

adjective
1. demanding, hard, tough, exhausting, taxing, uphill, arduous, laborious, Herculean, tough going, toilsome, unrelaxing Avoid strenuous exercise in the evening.
demanding easy, effortless, undemanding, untaxing, relaxing
2. tireless, determined, zealous, strong, earnest, spirited, active, eager, bold, persistent, vigorous, energetic, resolute Strenuous efforts have been made to improve conditions in the jail.

strenuous

adjective
1. Marked by vigorous physical exertion:
2. Possessing, exerting, or displaying energy:
Informal: peppy.
Translations
شَديد، شاق
náročnývysilující
kraftig
megerőltetőmegfeszített
erfiîur
enerģisksgrūtssaspringts

strenuous

[ˈstrenjʊəs] ADJ
1. (= physically demanding) [efforts] → intenso, arduo; [work] → agotador, arduo; [exercise, walk] → agotador, fatigoso
2. (= vigorous) [objections, protest, opposition] → enérgico; [denial] → enérgico, rotundo
to make strenuous efforts to do sthesforzarse afanosamente or hacer intensos esfuerzos por hacer algo

strenuous

[ˈstrɛnjʊəs] adj
[exercise, climb, walk, activity] → éprouvant(e)
[efforts, objections, opposition] → énergique

strenuous

adj
(= exhausting)anstrengend; march, gameanstrengend, ermüdend
(= energetic) attempt, supporter, supportunermüdlich, energisch; attack, effort, denialhartnäckig; opposition, conflict, protestheftig

strenuous

[ˈstrɛnjʊəs] adj (denial, attempt) → energico/a, vigoroso/a; (game, match, day) → faticoso/a; (opposition, efforts, resistance) → accanito/a
you mustn't do anything too strenuous → non devi fare troppi sforzi

strenuous

(ˈstrenjuəs) adjective
energetic; requiring effort or energy. a strenuous climb; a strenuous effort.
ˈstrenuously adverb

strenuous

adj extenuante, intenso, vigoroso; — activity actividades fpl extenuantes
References in classic literature ?
Levin, looking at the tiny, pitiful creature, made strenuous efforts to discover in his heart some traces of fatherly feeling for it.
The latter, likewise, remained by themselves, though they knew doubtless that there was likely to be a strenuous race for the possession of the idol of gold, then, it was presumed, buried deep in some forest-covered city.
I do not think," he said, "that the rougher and more strenuous paths of life were meant to be trodden by your sex.
That is, Gaston greatly desired it; but this desire yielded to his wife's strenuous opposition.
Some hours after midnight, the Typhoon abated so much, that through the strenuous exertions of Starbuck and Stubb --one engaged forward and the other aft --the shivered remnants of the jib and fore and main-top-sails were cut adrift from the spars, and went eddying away to leeward, like the feathers of an albatross, which sometimes are cast to the winds when that storm-tossed bird is on the wing.
He was as indolent as ever and showed no very strenuous desire to hunt up an occupation.
And the royal master of high latitudes sighs mightily, with the sinking sun upon his breast and the double-edged sword upon his knees, as if wearied by the innumerable centuries of a strenuous rule and saddened by the unchangeable aspect of the ocean under his feet - by the endless vista of future ages where the work of sowing the wind and reaping the whirlwind shall go on and on till his realm of living waters becomes a frozen and motionless ocean.
Energetic natures, strong for all strenuous deeds, will often rush away from a hopeless sufferer, as if they were hard-hearted.
From early morning strenuous activities and efforts had begun and by ten o'clock all had been brought into due order.
No doubt I should have been a coxcomb of some kind, if not that kind, and I shall not be very strenuous in censuring Thackeray for his effect upon me in this way.
Edward, by his strenuous exertions, has worked surprising reforms in his parish, and is esteemed and loved by its inhabitants--as he deserves; for whatever his faults may be as a man (and no one is entirely without), I defy anybody to blame him as a pastor, a husband, or a father.
And what had John Barleycorn to do with such strenuous, Stoic toil of a lad just turned fifteen?