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Antonyms for striving

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term striving.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. striving, nisus, pains, strain(noun)

    an effortful attempt to attain a goal

    Synonyms:
    tune, pains, melody, form, breed, straining, melodic line, stress, nisus, strain, tenor, var., air, variant, line, stock, nervous strain, melodic phrase, mental strain, song

Editors Contribution

  1. believe

    accept as true; take to be true

    "we didn't believe his stories from the war"

    Submitted by anonymous on November 21, 2019  

How to use striving in a sentence?

  1. W. E. B. Du Bois:

    A little less complaint and whining, and a little more dogged work and manly striving, would do us more credit than a thousand civil rights bills.

  2. Kailee Scales:

    We are walking into the 2020 election cycle with eyes wide open to the fact that international and domestic actors are striving to undermine our organizing, and we are not going to let that happen.

  3. George Washington Carver:

    How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.

  4. Martin Short:

    It was a show that had endless surprises because it had such a large amount of people guesting on it — that’s kind of what we’re striving for, we’re contacting everyone. Between Lorne (Michaels), Maya and I, we’ve met a lot of people that seem to be interested in appearing on the show.

  5. James Kuffner:

    It will take more time to achieve 'Level 4' for a personally-owned vehicle, level 4 is really what we're striving for to first appear in mobility as a service.

How to pronounce striving?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say striving in sign language?

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