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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈstrɒŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/strɔŋ, strɑŋ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(strông, strong)


Inflections of 'strong' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
stronger
adj comparative
strongest
adj superlative

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Sense: Adjective: physically powerful
Synonyms:
robust , sturdy , firm , muscular, muscly, tough , powerful , athletic , strapping (informal), forceful, manly, heavyset, heavy-set, brawny, burly, rugged , beefy (informal), buff (informal), big , virile, well-built, tough as old boots (UK, informal)
Antonyms:
weak , feeble , delicate , bony, frail , puny, small
Sense: Adjective: durable
Synonyms:
durable , resilient , sturdy , heavy-duty, reinforced, well-constructed, well-built, well-made, solidly built, solid , sound
Sense: Adjective: intense
Synonyms:
intense , forceful, powerful , blustery, vigorous, potent, heavy , severe , dramatic , harsh , oppressive, heady
Antonyms:
mild , moderate , calm , light , peaceful , gentle , minor
Sense: Adjective: healthy
Synonyms:
sound , hale and hearty, hearty, healthy , flourishing, physically fit, fit , robust , in peak condition, in tip-top condition, in great shape (informal), in good shape (informal), in good health, in good nick (UK, informal)
Antonyms:
emaciated, ill , sick , poorly (UK, informal), delicate , ailing , wilting, withering, under the weather (informal)
Sense: Adjective: powerful
Synonyms:
great , mighty , influential , powerful , forceful, formidable, dynamic , vise-like, vice-like (UK)
Antonyms:
powerless, meager, inactive, impotent, decimated, weakened, meek , fragile
Sense: Adjective: determined
Synonyms:
steadfast , determined , strong-willed, resolute, staunch, obstinate, firm , decisive , self-confident , forceful, tough , hard as nails (informal), plucky (informal), tenacious, unswerving, unwavering, unyielding, resilient , tough as leather, tough as old boots (informal), brave , courageous , made of strong stuff
Antonyms:
irresolute, hesitant, faltering, wavering, fickle , uncertain , indecisive, doubtful , unsure, spineless
Sense: Adjective: able - followed by 'on'
Synonyms:
capable , able , clever , smart , brainy (informal), competent , knowledgeable , intelligent , well-versed, well-informed, informed
Antonyms:
dim , dull , dim-witted, slow , thick , dumb , stupid , useless , slow on the uptake
Sense: Adjective: thriving - economy, etc.
Synonyms:
thriving , flourishing, sound , blooming, robust , fighting fit, on the up and up (UK, informal), bullish, bull , prospering, doing well
Antonyms:
average , ordinary , conventional , medium , normal
Sense: Adjective: convincing
Synonyms:
convincing, persuasive, effective , compelling , telling, plausible , weighty, well-founded
Antonyms:
unconvincing
Sense: Adjective: secure
Synonyms:
secure , stable , solid , reliable , sturdy , unshakable, unshakeable, unbreakable, firm , robust , safe
Sense: Adjective: extreme or radical
Synonyms:
extreme , radical, drastic, uncompromising, staunch, serious , militant
Sense: Adjective: undiluted
Synonyms:
undiluted, neat , pure , uncut, concentrated, industrial-strength, full-strength, potent, pungent, heady, intoxicating, hard
Antonyms:
diluted, watered, watered down, adulterated, cut , mixed , doctored
Sense: Adjective: overpowering - flavor or smell
Synonyms:
distinct , pungent, spicy , hot , biting , overpowering, sharp
Antonyms:
slight , minute , slender , remote , a tad
Sense: Adjective: keen
Synonyms:
keen , fervent, eager , deep , zealous, passionate , ardent, enthusiastic
Antonyms:
incompetent, inept, incapable, unqualified, inexperienced, unskilled, clumsy , unfit, not up to scratch (informal)
Sense: Adjective: distinct - accent, etc.
Synonyms:
distinct , heavy , thick , broad , marked , pronounced
Sense: Adjective: bright in color
Synonyms:
bright , vivid , loud , bold , saturated, garish, pure , vibrant , glaring, dazzling , in-your-face (slang)

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