Capacity and Strength


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Capacity noun – The largest number or amount that something can hold.
Strength is a synonym for capacity in ability topic. In some cases you can use "Strength" instead a noun "Capacity", when it comes to topics like energy, potential.
Nearby Words: capability, capacious, capaciousness, capacitance, capacitor
Synonyms for Capacity


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Strength noun – The ability to exert effort for the accomplishment of a task.
Usage example: the murdered man's wife didn't have the emotional strength to face reporters

Capacity is a synonym for strength in ability topic. Sometimes you can use "Capacity" instead a noun "Strength", if it concerns topics such as energy, potential.
Nearby Words: strengthen, strengthened, strengthening
Synonyms for Strength

How words are described

emotional emotional capacity emotional strength
high high capacity high strength
physical physical capacity physical strength
full full capacity full strength
Other adjectives: low, normal, natural, sheer, real, massive, increased, great, enormous, impressive, lower, new, incredible, mental, extra, highest, greater, higher, enhanced, magical, industrial.

Both words in one sentence

  • Light Novel / Durarara!! Naturally, both Shizuo's strength and capacity for destruction are listed as immeasurably high.
  • Video Game / TIE Fighter The T-Wing, used mostly by pirates, was similar in that it had poor shields and hull strength but a high missile capacity.
  • Toys / Rock Raiders Why does the strength of a unit's energy shield affect his stomach capacity?
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