Definition of Nisus in English :

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Nisus meaning in English

Meaning of Nisus in English

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1. nisus, pains, strain, striving

an effortful attempt to attain a goal

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noun plural -sus
an impulse towards or striving after a goal

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nounWord forms: plural ˈnisus
effort; endeavor; impulse
; specif.,
a seasonal desire to mate
the muscular contractions used to expel waste, eggs, or a fetus from the body

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n. pl. nisus
An effort or endeavor to realize an aim.

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