Definition of 'strenuous'
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Example sentences containing 'strenuous'
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Physically demanding labour has been replaced by less strenuous work in offices. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They also can make users feel more aggressive and better able to perform strenuous physical activity. Taking Drugs Seriously (1994)The driver made a strenuous effort to find it. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)Perfect holidays for me involve strenuous exercise and visiting cultural sites in blinding heat. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And he is not alone in judging the test less than strenuous. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She makes strenuous efforts to imply that his work was political. Times, Sunday Times (2014)People with heart and lung problems and the elderly were advised to reduce strenuous outdoor exercise. The Sun (2016)It is often caused by strenuous exercise that leads to a pooling of blood to the leg muscles. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The condition would have placed him at risk of sudden death had he continued to engage in strenuous activity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Doing this exercise before doing the more strenuous weighted exercises is a good way to warm up these muscles. The Sun (2011)Many studies have shown that strenuous physical activity reduces the production of female hormones such as oestrogen from the ovaries. Times, Sunday Times (2006)With more strenuous action, we might now have more convictions rather than lots of abnormal data. Times, Sunday Times (2015)War today is far less strenuous, and the physical demands put on modern soldiers reflect this. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Put your feet up, relax and avoid any strenuous activity for at least a week. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's probably the combination of strenuous exercise plus the strain the cold puts on the heart. The Sun (2012)It's not exactly strenuous exercise but at least it keeps me moving. The Sun (2013)The Brunel team advise against an early morning workout because strenuous exercise will also lower your resistance to bugs. The Sun (2009)Men are told to avoid all strenuous activity following a hair transplant - or the scalp may reject the new tufts. The Sun (2011)He has kept in touch with his lender, made token payments along the way and is making strenuous efforts to find a job. The Sun (2009)For those seeking less strenuous pursuits, gourmet restaurants, shops and manicured grounds will be available. Times, Sunday Times (2013)An activity that's a little less strenuous, thankfully. The Sun (2012)They are not expected to work, attend class, or engage in strenuous physical activity. Sociology (1995)Sudden and strenuous activity can damage muscles, so a warm-up routine will ensure they are relaxed. Stay Well This Winter (1989)
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Translations for 'strenuous'
British English: strenuous ADJECTIVE
A strenuous activity or action involves a lot of energy or effort.
Avoid strenuous exercise in the evening.
Definition of strenuous from the Collins English Dictionary
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