His chest was deep, his arms were gigantic in their muscularity, and no man had ever seen his legs show signs of exhaustion.
Of both his muscularity and good-nature I am afraid we often took advantage.
But there are folk whose admiration of the muscularity is very great, but whose regard for the Christianity is very small.
The muscularity, purchased by excessive nutriment, of the Bœotian pugilist.
In the latter case, however, the Muscular should have either Thoracic or Alimentive tendencies combined with his muscularity.
He had no overplus of style about him, but he was reliable, he was sincere, his muscularity was conceded by all.
His hair and brows and lashes were paler than straw, and his long lank figure was without either distinction or muscularity.
Power in painting does not come from muscularity of arm; it comes naturally from the intellect.
What a wonderful piece of muscularity and good-nature he was, to be sure, as I remember him!
But he was wrong, it was a more insidious if not so fatal a disease—it was paralysis, the fell enemy of muscularity.
1680s, "pertaining to muscles," from Latin musculus (see muscle (n.)) + -ar. Earlier in same sense was musculous (early 15c.). Meaning "having well-developed muscles" is from 1736. Muscular Christianity (1857) is originally in reference to philosophy of Anglican clergyman and novelist Charles Kingsley (1819-1875). Muscular dystrophy attested from 1886.
muscularity mus·cu·lar·i·ty (mŭs'kyə-lār'ĭ-tē)
The state or condition of having well-developed muscles.
muscular mus·cu·lar (mŭs'kyə-lər)
Of, relating to, or consisting of muscle.
Having or characterized by well-developed muscles.