sthenic

[ sthen-ik ]
/ ˈsθɛn ɪk /
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adjective

sturdy; heavily and strongly built.

Nearby words

  1. stg.,
  2. stge,
  3. stge.,
  4. sth,
  5. sthenia,
  6. stheno,
  7. sti,
  8. stibial,
  9. stibialism,
  10. stibine

Origin of sthenic

First recorded in 1780–90; extracted from asthenic

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British Dictionary definitions for sthenic

sthenic

/ (ˈsθɛnɪk) /

adjective

abounding in energy or bodily strength; active or strong

Word Origin for sthenic

C18: from New Latin sthenicus, from Greek sthenos force, on the model of asthenic

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Medicine definitions for sthenic

sthenic

[ sthĕnĭk ]

adj.

Strong; active.

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