Definition of Endurance

1. Noun. The power to withstand hardship or stress. "The marathon tests a runner's endurance"

Generic synonyms: Strength
Specialized synonyms: Sufferance, Stamina, Staying Power, Toughness, Long-sufferance, Long-suffering, Tolerance
Derivative terms: Endure



2. Noun. A state of surviving; remaining alive.
Exact synonyms: Survival
Generic synonyms: Aliveness, Animation, Life, Living
Specialized synonyms: Subsistence
Derivative terms: Endure, Survive, Survive, Survive

Definition of Endurance

1. n. A state or quality of lasting or duration; lastingness; continuance.

Definition of Endurance

1. Noun. The measure of a person's stamina or persistence. ¹

2. Noun. Ability to endure hardship. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Endurance

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Endurance

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endurance (current term)
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Literary usage of Endurance

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1. English Synonymes Explained in Alphabetical Order: With Copious by George Crabb (1881)
"As patience lies in the manner and temper of suffering, and endurance in the act, we may have endurance and not patience : for we may have much to endure, ..."

2. Plato, and the Other Companions of Sokrates by George Grote (1888)
"Only intelligent endurance, therefore, can be courage. And then what ia meant by intelligent 1 Intelligent — of what — or to what end ? ..."

3. Manual of Mental and Physical Tests: A Book of Directions Compiled with by Guy Montrose Whipple, ( (1914)
"... of endurance curve. (2) If we accept this hypothesis of 'types,' it is clear that the dynamometer yields a more reliable indication of the comparative ..."

4. South: The Story of Shackleton's Last Expedition, 1914-1917 by Ernest Henry Shackleton (1920)
"The routine of work and play on the endurance proceeded steadily. Our plans and preparations for any contingency that might arise during the approaching ..."

5. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"The potent spell of it all lies in the man's ill-rewarded courage and endurance for honour and country's sake; in his lady's love and loyal service at his ..."

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