Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STRENGTHS

There are certain earmarks that indicate these strengths and weaknesses.

At meals he is superb, not only for his strengths, but his weaknesses.

The strength of the unit is the sum of the strengths of its members.

What a noble thing is the soul in its strengths and in its weaknesses!

They are, for the most part, the strengths which figure so prominently in Barbour.

This is ordinarily about 93 to 95 per cent., and other strengths can be made as desired.

The shortcomings of Blitzkrieg ironically rest in its strengths.

The weaknesses of this system are merely the converse of its strengths.

The strengths used were of specific gravity 1.495, and downwards.

What a noble thing is the soul, in its strengths and in its weaknesses!

WORD ORIGIN

Old English strengþu "power, force, vigor, moral resistance," from Proto-Germanic *strangitho (cf. Old High German strengida "strength"), in gradational relationship to the root of strong, with Proto-Germanic abstract noun suffix *-itho (see -th (2)).

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.