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strong

strong

 
 
pronunciation:
strawng
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: stronger, strongest
definition 1: having or showing great physical power or strength.
The strong man lifted the heavy log.
synonyms:
forceful, mighty, sturdy
antonyms:
feeble, flimsy, frail, puny, sickly, weak
similar words:
husky, muscular, robust, solid, stout
definition 2: not easy to break or harm.
We found a strong branch to hang our swing from.Mountain climbers use strong ropes.
antonyms:
delicate, fragile, vulnerable
similar words:
durable, sturdy, tough
definition 3: having power of mind or character.
She is a strong woman and was able to overcome many hardships in her life.
synonyms:
determined, tough
antonyms:
cowardly
similar words:
courageous, hardy, steadfast, stern
definition 4: showing great movement, force, or energy.
A strong wind blew the old barn down.
synonyms:
forceful, powerful
antonyms:
soft, weak
similar words:
brisk, dynamic, energetic, fierce, intense, mighty, severe, tremendous, violent
definition 5: intense.
That cheese has a strong smell.
synonyms:
bright, intense, keen, vivid
antonyms:
faint, mild, soft, weak
similar words:
bold, brilliant, glowing
definition 6: having a bad or powerful taste or smell.
These are very strong peppers, so you don't need to use more than one.
synonyms:
pungent, sharp
antonyms:
delicate, mild
similar words:
rank, tasty
definition 7: firmly believed or felt.
He gave a strong objection to the ruling of the court.He has a strong belief that life is sacred.
synonyms:
ardent, deep, intense
similar words:
devoted, earnest, faithful, loyal, passionate
derivations: strongish (adj.), strongly (adv.), strongness (n.)
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