Meaning of “strenuous” in the English Dictionary

"strenuous" in British English

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strenuousadjective

uk /ˈstren.ju.əs/ us /ˈstren.ju.əs/
strenuously
adverb uk /ˈstren.ju.əs.li/ us /ˈstren.ju.əs.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 Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"strenuous" in American English

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strenuousadjective

us /ˈstren·ju·əs/

needing or using a lot of effort or energy:

I think football is much more strenuous than baseball.
strenuously
adverb us /ˈstren·ju·əs·li/

He strenuously denies that he is guilty.

(Definition of “strenuous” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)