Extremely vs Strenuous - What's the difference?

extremely | strenuous |


As an adverb extremely

is (degree) to an extreme degree.

As an adjective strenuous is

urgent, ardent, zealous.

extremely

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • (degree) to an extreme degree
  • strenuous

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Urgent, ardent, zealous.
  • Requiring great exertion.
  • * 1961 : J. A. Philip. Mimesis in the ''Sophist√™s'' of Plato . In: Proceedings and Transactions of the American Philological Association 92. p. 467.
  • We can achieve this god?likeness only by unremitting and strenuous effort of the intellect.

    Synonyms

    * earnest * eager * vigorous * determined * resolute

    Derived terms

    * strenuously * strenuousness