1. striving

noun. ['ˈstraɪvɪŋ'] an effortful attempt to attain a goal.


  • try
  • pains
  • jehad
  • effort
  • strain
  • attempt
  • nisus
  • endeavour
  • endeavor


  • inactivity
  • best
  • refrain
  • abstain

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Words that Rhyme with Striving

  • depriving
  • surviving
  • reviving
  • conniving
  • thriving
  • driving
  • deriving
  • jiving
  • diving
  • arriving

Example sentences of the word striving

1. Verb, gerund or present participle
A company striving to keep up with the competition may need to add or create new positions.

Quotes containing the word striving

1. In everything I write, I'm always striving to hit the right mix of light and darkness, humor and pain, fun and seriousness.
- Greg van Eekhout

2. Always remember that striving and struggle precede success, even in the dictionary.
- Sarah Ban Breathnach

3. Admiration for a quality or an art can be so strong that it deters us from striving to possess it.
- Friedrich Nietzsche