Endurance meaning

ĕn-do͝or'əns, -dyo͝or'-
The act, quality, or power of withstanding hardship or stress.

A marathon tests a runner's endurance.

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The power of enduring.
  • Ability to last, continue, or remain.
  • Ability to stand pain, distress, fatigue, etc.; fortitude.
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Endurance is defined as the act of working very hard without stopping, even in the face of difficult situations or pain.

An example of endurance is what a marathon runner has to have to get through a race.

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The act of enduring.
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Duration.
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Ability to endure hardship.
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That which is endured; hardship.
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The measure of a person's stamina or persistence.

He has great endurance, he ran a marathon and then rode his bicycle home.

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The state or fact of persevering.

Through hard work and endurance, we will complete this project.

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Continuing existence; duration.
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Origin of endurance

  • [Late 15th Century] From Middle French endurance, from Old French endurance.
    From Wiktionary