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superstrength

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

super- +‎ strength

NounEdit

superstrength (plural superstrengths)

  1. Remarkable strength, above and beyond that of normal human strength.
    • 1987, Ken Sprague, The Gold's Gym Book of Strength Training for Athletes[1], Berkley, ISBN 9780425105719, OL 7502884M, page 347:
      Up to this point we have been concentrating on varying combinations of strength and endurance, but we will now turn to methods of developing either superstrength or superendurance with weights.
  2. Superhuman strength
    • 2006 August 8, Sharon Lamb; Brown, Lyn Mikel, Packaging Girlhood: Rescuing Our Daughters from Marketers' Schemes, New York: St. Martin's Press, ISBN 9780312352509, OL 9771055M, page 96:
      They have the power to make things happen, see the future, and kill off bad guys, but they rarely have the superstrength of Superman, which would make them too unfeminine.