Synonyms for fortitude
- staying power
- true grit
- what it takes
Antonyms for fortitude
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FORTITUDE
But Uncle Peter had already put in some hard winters, and was not wanting in fortitude.
Till then we must submit with what fortitude and cheerfulness we may.
I begin to fear that all my fortitude is mistaken for indifference.
Your temper, fortitude, and persevering affection, have now their just reward.
Edwin had the fortitude of a hero, but he had also the feelings of a man.
I shall not enter into a minute detail of temptations which assailed my fortitude.
It persists; it is of an undaunted boldness and of a fortitude not to be wearied out.
It says something for his fortitude that in all the circumstances he should still have had a mind at all.
I summoned all my resolution, all my fortitude; but in vain.
What fortitude was it, I wondered, that kept the old man outwardly so calm?
early 15c., from Middle French fortitude, from Latin fortitudo "strength, force, firmness," from fortis "strong, brave" (see fort).
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FORTITUDE
- cool head
- even temper
- peace of mind
- presence of mind