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Definition of the noun nisus
What does nisus mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: nisuses
- an effortful attempt to attain a goal
- lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
- synonyms of nisus: pains / strain / striving
- more generic words: attempt / effort / endeavor / endeavour / try = earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something
- more specific words: jehad / jihad = a holy struggle or striving by a Muslim for a moral or spiritual or political goal
- "Nisus" is a musical album of Mark Alan Miller.
- released on (19 years ago)
- "Nisus" is a composition.
- music by Tsuyoshi Sekito
Phrases with Nisus
- Conus Nisus
- Falco Nisus
- Copris Nisus
- Hadena Nisus
- Nirmus Nisus
- Charaxes Nisus
- Graphium Nisus
- accipiter nisus
- Marasmius Nisus
- Aconeceras Nisus
- Chamaeceras Nisus
- Degeeriella Nisus
- Dichotomius Nisus
- Platygaster nisus
- Kelerinirmus Nisus
- Neolophonotus Nisus
- Paracirrhites nisus
- Species Conus Nisus
- Species Falco Nisus
- Species Copris Nisus
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Etymologicon Universale (1822)
Or, Universal Etymological Dictionary. On a New Plan. In which it is Shewn, that Consonants are Alone to be Regarded in Discovering the Affinities of Words, and that the Vowels are to be Wholly Rejected; that Languages Contain the Same Fundamental Idea; and that They are Derived from the Earth, and the Operations, Accidents, and Properties Belonging to it by Walter Whiter
Nisus is the Latin for the Hawk, as alluding to the Story. ( Virg.
by Martin H. Manser, David Pickering
Nisus and Euryalus (nı ̄sa ̆s, yooreeala ̆s) An archetype of perfect friendship. Nisus and Euryalus were two Trojans who journeyed to Italy with Aeneas and died during night attack on the camp of the Rutulians while the enemy was deep in ...
Lexicon Physico-medicum (1794)
Or, A New Medicinal Dictionary. Explaining the Difficult Terms Used in the Several Branches of the Profession ... by John Quincy
can be got asunder; and, whereas the parts inclosing such corpuscles, cannot be got asunder, unless by some nisus of the parts of blood with one another, whereby the attrition and abrasion of the coherent particles age produced; it follows, ...
Based on the Larger Dictionaries by William Smith
NISUS. tin), a celebrated city of Mesopotamia, and the capital of the district of Mygdonia, stood on the river Mygdonius (Pfahr-al-Hiiali) 37 Roman miles S.W. of Tigranocerta, in a very fertile district. It was the centre of a considerable trade, and ...
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Scrabble value of N1I1S1U1S1
The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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