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 ?
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.
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.
Linton would have another, and after that another, notwithstanding my strenuous objections; and so they went on until the clock struck twelve, and we heard Hareton in the court, returning for his dinner.
I only know that I found myself, with a perseverance worthy of a much better cause, making the most strenuous exertions to compress it within those limits.
Before a caress has had time to cool, a strenuous revulsion seizes me: I long to return to my old lonely ascetic hermit life; to my dry books; my Socialist propagandism; my voyage of discovery through the wilderness of thought.
Others of them, a numerous body of whose citizens are creditors to the public beyond proportion of the State in the total amount of the national debt, would be strenuous for some equitable and effective provision.
As I was continuing my examination I commenced to feel a pleasant drowsiness creeping over me which I attributed to the fatigue of my long and strenuous ride, and the reaction from the excitement of the fight and the pursuit.
He told them of the strenuous attempt of the girl's savage mate to rescue her, and suggested that the sooner they got her out of the country the more likely they were to retain possession of her.
Even more, we have seen amongst us that he can even grow younger, that his vital faculties grow strenuous, and seem as though they refresh themselves when his special pabulum is plenty.
Hastening back with his band to the Nez Perces village, he told all that he had seen and heard, and urged the most prompt and strenuous measures for defence.