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endurance

[ en-doo r-uh ns, -dyoo r- ]SEE DEFINITION OF endurance
  • nounbearing hardship; staying power
  • nouncontinuity, lastingness

Synonyms for endurance

  • ability
  • capacity
  • courage
  • fortitude
  • grit
  • mettle
  • patience
  • perseverance
  • persistence
  • stamina
  • strength
  • tenacity
  • tolerance
  • vitality
  • allowance
  • backbone
  • bearing
  • cool
  • coolness
  • guts
  • gutsiness
  • heart
  • moxie
  • pertinacity
  • pluck
  • resignation
  • resistance
  • resolution
  • restraint
  • spunk
  • standing
  • starch
  • submission
  • sufferance
  • suffering
  • toleration
  • will
  • continuing
  • enduring
  • forebearance
  • holding up
  • intestinal fortitude
  • undergoing
  • withstanding
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Antonyms for endurance

  • apathy
  • cowardice
  • idleness
  • impotence
  • inability
  • incompetence
  • indifference
  • indolence
  • intolerance
  • lack
  • laziness
  • lethargy
  • timidity
  • weakness
  • compliance
  • fear
  • end
  • fleetingness
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENDURANCE

I didn't mean it, but things are getting beyond my endurance.

The endurance of the human frame is something marvelous, when you come to think of it.

By this time his audience had become too large and friendly for his endurance.

Celerity, valor, endurance, they were his iridescent neck and tail feathers.

All of a sudden, his patience, endurance, pluck seemed to give out.

But reasoning on it did not help her—only silence and endurance.

It is a marvellous story they have to tell of endurance, heroism, and victory.

She did not, however, inherit the latter's animal devotion and endurance.

The qualifications for (s)election were willingness, obedience, fidelity, endurance.

I never imagined that I could have met with a man such as he is in wisdom and endurance.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., "continued existence in time;" see endure + -ance. Meaning "ability to endure suffering, etc." is from 1660s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ENDURANCE

clemency

nounforgiveness

continuation

nounaddition; maintenance
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