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Strength (IPA: /ˈstɹɛŋkθ/, /ˈstɹɛŋθ/)


Strength (n.)

The quality or state of being strong; ability to do or to bear; capacity for exertion or endurance, whether physical, intellectual, or moral; force; vigor; power; as, strength of body or of the arm; strength of mind, of memory, or of judgment.

Strength (n.)

Power to resist force; solidity or toughness; the quality of bodies by which they endure the application of force without breaking or yielding; -- in this sense opposed to frangibility; as, the strength of a bone, of a beam, of a wall, a rope, and the like.

Strength (n.)

Power of resisting attacks; impregnability.

Strength (n.)

That quality which tends to secure results; effective power in an institution or enactment; security; validity; legal or moral force; logical conclusiveness; as, the strength of social or legal obligations; the strength of law; the strength of public opinion; strength of evidence; strength of argument.

Strength (n.)

One who, or that which, is regarded as embodying or affording force, strength, or firmness; that on which confidence or reliance is based; support; security.

Strength (n.)

Force as measured; amount, numbers, or power of any body, as of an army, a navy, and the like; as, what is the strength of the enemy by land, or by sea?

Strength (n.)

Vigor or style; force of expression; nervous diction; -- said of literary work.

Strength (n.)

Intensity; -- said of light or color.

Strength (n.)

Intensity or degree of the distinguishing and essential element; spirit; virtue; excellence; -- said of liquors, solutions, etc.; as, the strength of wine or of acids.

Strength (n.)

A strong place; a stronghold.

Strength (v. t.)

To strengthen.

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Cardinal virtue

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Concept in formal logic

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Strength (Last Name / Surname)

Strength is the #28,176 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 849 people had that surname.

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "In innocence there is no strength against evil ," said Sparrowhawk, a little wryly. But there is strength in it for good ."" - Ursula K. Le Guin

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A mass enormous! which, in modern days No two of earth's degenerate sons could raise." - Strength

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A nation's strength ultimately consists in what it can do on its own, and not in what it can borrow from others." - Indira Gandhi

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A threefold cord is not quickly broken." - Strength

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All your strength is in your union, All your danger is in discord." - Government


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