strenuous Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "strenuous" - English Dictionary

See all translations

strenuousadjective

uk   us   /ˈstren.ju.əs/
C2 needing or using a lot of physical or mental effort or energy: He rarely does anything more strenuous than changing the channels on the television. His doctor advised him not to take any strenuous exercise. Strenuous efforts were made throughout the war to disguise the scale of civilian casualties.
strenuously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
He strenuously denies all the allegations against him. Most local residents strenuously object to the building proposals.
(Definition of strenuous from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of strenuous?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “strenuous” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
social security

a system of payments made by the government to people who are ill, poor, or who have no job

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More