Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Greek, late 18th century
Of or having a high or excessive level of strength and energy.
Examples of Sthenic in a sentence
"The patient was fairly sthenic for someone who had surgery recently."
"Certain medications can make people feel sthenic."
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This word stems from the Greek “sthenos,” meaning “strength.”
Did you Know?
Sometimes used as a synonym for “sthenic,” “pyknic,” means “characterized by shortness of stature, broadness of girth, and powerful muscularity.”