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STRIVING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does striving mean? 

STRIVING (noun)
  The noun STRIVING has 1 sense:

1. an effortful attempt to attain a goal

  Familiarity information: STRIVING used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


STRIVING (noun)


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Meaning:

An effortful attempt to attain a goal

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

nisus; pains; striving; strain

Hypernyms ("striving" is a kind of...):

attempt; effort; endeavor; endeavour; try (earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "striving"):

jehad; jihad (a holy struggle or striving by a Muslim for a moral or spiritual or political goal)


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