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Synonyms for strenuous
ˈstrɛn yu əsstren·u·ous

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  1. strenuousadjective

    earnest, vigorous, eager, determined, resolute

  2. strenuousadjective

    Urgent, ardent, zealous.

    determined, earnest, resolute, vigorous, eager

  3. strenuousadjective

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. strenuousadjective

    characterized by or performed with much energy or force

    "strenuous exercise"

    arduous, straining

    lethargic, unenrgetic, effortless

  2. arduous, straining, strenuousadjective

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. strenuousadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. strenuousadjective

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

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  1. Darryl Higgins:

    Hiking can be strenuous, it may not be ideal for beginners unfamiliar with uneven terrain.

  2. Jenny Durkan:

    This upcoming week, we’re reopening many City facilities for individuals to stay cool, but many of our City’s indoor spaces remain closed or at reduced capacity due to state and local Public Health mandates, as a reminder, drink plenty of water, reduce strenuous outdoor activities, check on neighbors and those at risk for heat-related illness, and don’t leave any pets in the car.

  3. Tim Mainardi:

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

  4. Patientce Foster:

    Cardi was overzealous in getting back to work ; she didn't take the time necessary to fully recover from her surgery. Her strenuous schedule has taken a toll on her body and she has been given strict doctor's orders to pull out of the rest of her performances in May, she's very disappointed as she hates to let her fans down. She reassures them that she will see them in September.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Never quit, not even when you bust your gut i.e. not even when you've made a strenuous effort. For, you ought to press on until you make it.

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