Synonyms of strength in English:



  • 1 a man of enormous physical strength
    [Antonyms] weakness puniness frailty
  • 2 Oliver began to regain his strength
    health, fitness, healthiness, vigour; stamina
    [Antonyms] infirmity
  • 3 she'd always prided herself on her inner strength
    fortitude, resilience, backbone, spirit, strength of character, toughness of spirit, firmness, steadfastness, strong-mindedness, stoicism; courage, bravery, pluck, pluckiness, courageousness, braveness; BritishDunkirk spirit
    informal guts, grit, spunk
    [Antonyms] vulnerability
  • 4 they were taking no chances with the strength of the retaining wall
    [Antonyms] weakness
  • 5 the political and military strength of European governments
    power, influence, dominance, ascendancy, supremacy; leverage
    informal clout, beef
    literary puissance
    [Antonyms] weakness impotence
  • 6 street protests demonstrated the strength of feeling against the president
    intensity, vehemence, force, forcefulness, depth, ardour, fervour, violence; degree, level
    [Antonyms] half-heartedness
  • 7 the strength of the argument for property taxation
    [Antonyms] weakness ineffectiveness
  • 8 what do you regard as your strengths?
    [Antonyms] failing fault flaw, limitation
  • 9 literary he was my closest friend, my strength and shield
    support, tower/pillar of strength, rock, mainstay, anchor
  • 10 the peacetime strength of the army was 415,000
    size, extent, magnitude, largeness, greatness; complement
  • Phrases

    on the strength of

    she got into Princeton on the strength of her essaysbecause ofby virtue ofon account ofon the basis ofbased onon the grounds of

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