Definition of strength
- the strengths and the weaknesses of the book are evident
- chili peppers in varying strengths
- an army at full strength
- you are my love and my strength
- the strength of the dollar
I was impressed by his strength.
She's doing exercises to build up the strength in her legs.
Don't work too hard. You need to conserve your strength for tomorrow.
Pull-ups increase upper body strength.
Working on a farm requires a lot of physical strength.
the strength and durability of the material
I pray that I'll have the strength to do what I have to do.
His determination shows real strength of character.
Her inner strength is an inspiration to us all.
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: the quality or state of being physically strong
: the ability to resist being moved or broken by a force
: the quality that allows someone to deal with problems in a determined and effective way
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