Nisus definition

nīsəs
An effort or endeavor to realize an aim.
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Effort; endeavor; impulse.
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A mental or physical effort to attain a specific goal; a striving.
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Origin of nisus

  • Latin nīsus from past participle of nītī to strive

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin.

    From Wiktionary