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durability

[ door-uh-buhl, dyoor- ]SEE DEFINITION OF durability

Synonyms for durability

  • endurance
  • grit
  • persistence
  • stamina
  • staying power
  • backbone
  • constancy
  • guts
  • gutsiness
  • heart
  • imperishability
  • lastingness
  • moxie
  • permanence
  • starch
  • durableness
  • hard as nails
  • intestinal fortitude
  • stick-to-itiveness
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Antonyms for durability

  • weakness
  • cowardice
  • fear
  • impermanency
  • poorness
  • unreliability
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DURABILITY

Steel pipe has been employed to a limited extent but its durability is questioned.

It possesses a high degree of durability if properly constructed.

The Pyramids exceed all other buildings in strength, height, and durability.

It was the only thing about him—of him—that gave the impression of durability and vigour.

It is impossible to overestimate the durability of homespun materials.

All these must be built with due reference to durability, convenience, and beauty.

As colour itself is relative, so is durability of colour relative.

The durability of these silks is about the same, and there is little difference in the prices.

The hide is also much valued for its strength and durability.

This gives greater simplicity and durability to the machine.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French durabilité, from Late Latin durabilitatem (nominative durabilitas), noun of quality from Latin durabilis (see durable).

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