strength : Common Errors in English

About strength

It is nonstandard to pronounce “strength” as if it were spelled “strenth.” The same goes for “length.” Make sure to sound the “eng” in the middle of these words.

strength Meaning(s)

  • (n) the property of being physically or mentally strong
  • (n) capability in terms of personnel and materiel that affect the capacity to fight a war
  • (n) physical energy or intensity
  • (n) an asset of special worth or utility
  • (n) 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
  • (n) the amount of energy transmitted (as by acoustic or electromagnetic radiation)
  • (n) capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects
  • (n) the condition of financial success
  • (n) permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force

strength in News

  1. JFCs Rings of Strength event raises $40K

    Jewelers for Children held its inaugural Rings of Strength tour on May 30 during the Las Vegas jewelry shows and, through the work of participants, was able to raise more than $40,000.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: National Jeweler

  2. Strength on display at Watertown High School graduation

    Watertown High School students celebrated graduation on Friday, June 7, marking the end of a trying year. Students and faculty spoke of the school community’s strength overcoming the struggles presented by the Boston Marathon bombing, which affected many Watertown students directly.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Watertown Tab & Press

  3. "Core Strength"

    "Core Strength," 50 x 38 inches, charcoal on paper, 2006. Receive The Sedalia Democrat right to your inbox, daily!
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Sedalia Democrat

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