Definition of Enduring

1. Adjective. Unceasing. "Imperishable truths"

Exact synonyms: Abiding, Imperishable
Similar to: Lasting, Permanent
Derivative terms: Enduringness



2. Adjective. Patiently bearing continual wrongs or trouble. "A long-suffering and uncomplaining wife"
Exact synonyms: Long-suffering
Similar to: Patient

Definition of Enduring

1. a. Lasting; durable; long-suffering; as, an enduring disposition.

Definition of Enduring

1. Verb. (present participle of endure) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Enduring

1. endure [v] - See also: endure

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Enduring

endurance riding
endurances
endurant
endurantism
endurantist
endurantists
enduration
endure
endured
endurement
endurer
endurers
endures
endurest
endureth
enduring (current term)
enduringly
enduringness
enduringnesses
enduro
enduros
endward
endways
endwise
endyma
endymal
endysis
endzone
endzones
enecate

Literary usage of Enduring

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1. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (1900)
"SECOND BOOK INFLUENCE OF DEMOCRACY ON THE FEELINGS OF THE AMERICANS CHAPTER I Why Democratic Nations Show a More Ardent and enduring Love of Equality than ..."

2. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"In a sense implying continuation in time: continual, continued, persistent, sustained, enduring; spec, permanent, abiding, perpetual, eternal, unremitting, ..."

3. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"... ravaged part of their land, killed some of their men, und returned home. and after enduring exceedingly foul weather, again made Ta- ..."

4. The Growth and Influence of Classical Greek Poetry: Lectures Delivered in by Sir Richard Claverhouse Jebb (1893)
"From 700 BC down to the its enduring fal1 of the Eastern Empire, ... This enduring popularity of the elegiac measure was due to the fact that it was so ..."

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