muscular Definition

  • 1having well-developed muscles; strong and powerful
  • 2related to or affecting the muscles

Using muscular: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "muscular" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    He has a muscular build from years of weightlifting.

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    The athlete's muscular legs helped him run faster.

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    The disease caused muscular weakness and fatigue.

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    The doctor prescribed a muscular injection for the pain.

muscular Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for muscular

Phrases with muscular

  • a genetic disorder characterized by progressive muscle degeneration and weakness


    His younger brother was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy at a young age.

  • the system of muscles in the body that allows for movement and stability


    The muscular system is responsible for both voluntary and involuntary movements.

  • the ability of a muscle or group of muscles to sustain repeated contractions against a resistance for an extended period of time


    The athlete's muscular endurance allowed him to complete the marathon without stopping.


Summary: muscular in Brief

The term 'muscular' [ˈmʌskjʊlə(r)] refers to having well-developed muscles, often indicating strength and power. It can also relate to the muscles themselves, as in 'The disease caused muscular weakness and fatigue.' Phrases like 'muscular dystrophy' and 'muscular endurance' denote specific conditions and abilities related to the muscular system.

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