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Webster 1913 Edition


Striving

Striv′ing

,
Adj.
&
Noun.
from
Strive
.
Striv′ing-ly
,
adv.

Webster 1828 Edition


Striving

STRIVING

,
ppr.
Making efforts; exerting the power of body or mind with earnestness; contending.

STRIVING

,
Noun.
The act of making efforts; contest; contention.

Definition 2022


striving

striving

English

Verb

striving

  1. present participle of strive

Noun

striving (plural strivings)

  1. Effort; the act of one who strives.
    • 2007, Steve Talbott, Devices of the Soul (page 192)
      Do we really want all those strivings and contrivings—all those thoughts and assumptions someone has cleverly etched into the hardware and software we are using—to remain invisible?