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Definition of strength
- Strength n
- The property of being physically or mentally strong; "fatigue sapped his strength" [ant: {weakness}]
- Capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war; "we faced an army of great strength"; "politicians have neglected our military posture" [syn: {military capability}, {military strength}, {military posture}, {posture}]
- Physical energy or intensity; "he hit with all the force he could muster"; "it was destroyed by the strength of the gale"; "a government has not the vitality and forcefulness of a living man" [syn: {force}, {forcefulness}]
- An asset of special worth or utility; "cooking is his forte" [syn: {forte}, {strong suit}, {long suit}, {metier}, {specialty}, {speciality}, {strong point}] [ant: {weak point}]
- The power to induce the taking of a course of action or the embracing of a point of view by means of argument or entreaty; "the strength of his argument settled the matter" [syn: {persuasiveness}] [ant: {unpersuasiveness}]
- The amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or electromagnetic radiation); "he adjusted the intensity of the sound"; "they measured the station's signal strength" [syn: {intensity}, {intensity level}]
- Capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects; "the toxin's potency"; "the strength of the drinks" [syn: {potency}, {effectiveness}]
- The condition of financial success; "the strength of the company's stock in recent weeks" [ant: {weakness}]
- Permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force; "they advertised the durability of their products" [syn: {lastingness}, {durability}, {enduringness}]
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