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Synonyms for strenuous
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. strenuous(adj)

    characterized by or performed with much energy or force

    "strenuous exercise"

    arduous, straining

    lethargic, unenrgetic, effortless

  2. 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

    toilsome, heavy, laborious, punishing, hard, operose, arduous, grueling, backbreaking, straining, gruelling

    unenrgetic, lethargic, effortless


  1. strenuous(adjective)

    resolute, earnest, vigorous, eager, determined

  2. strenuous(adjective)

    Urgent, ardent, zealous.

    eager, vigorous, determined, resolute, earnest

  3. strenuous(adjective)

    Requiring great exertion.

    resolute, earnest, vigorous, eager, determined

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. strenuous

    strong, resilute, determined, earnest, vigorous, ardent, bold, energetic, vehement

    weak, irresolute, undetermined, unearnest, debile, feeble, emasculate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. strenuous(a.)

    zealous, ardent, earnest, active, vigorous, resolute, energetic

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. strenuous(a)

    zealous, ardent, valiant, intrepid, vigorous, active, energetic

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  1. Kristy Ray:

    We don’t want her to do anything strenuous until we get a cardiac work up on her, we’re scared. We’re scared it’s going to happen again. The chances are probably slim, but if it’s any chance we don’t want to take it.

  2. Rachel Gumpert:

    Hotel housekeepers generally work each room alone with strenuous conditions, including women lifting hundred pound mattresses, repetitive bending, and full shifts on their feet, the reality is that the women who work as hotel housekeepers are doing valuable work that deserves recognition, just the same as valets, bellmen, or other hotel workers more visible to guests are.

  3. Tim Mainardi:

    Anybody who has this has to be very careful about any type of strenuous activity.

  4. Giuseppe Mazzini:

    Insurrection: Insurrection as soon as circumstances allow: insurrection, strenuous, ubiquitous: the insurrection of the masses: the holy war of the oppressed: the republic to make republicans: the people in action to initiate progress. Let the insurrection announce with its awful voice the decrees of God: let it clear and level the ground on which its own immortal structure shall be raised. Let it, like the Nile, flood all the country that it is destined to make fertile.

  5. Del Gobbo:

    A key finding is that physical activity among older adults does not have to be strenuous to reduce heart failure risk, we saw benefits for adults who walked at moderate or brisk pace( more than 2 or 3 miles per hour) and burned calories through leisure activity, like house or yard work, walking, engaging in outdoor activities, or other forms of physical activity, equivalent to about 30 minutes per day of moderate-intensity activity.

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