Stamina meaning

stăm'ə-nə
Resistance to fatigue, illness, hardship, etc.; endurance.
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Physical or moral strength to resist or withstand illness, fatigue, or hardship; endurance.
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Stamina is resistance to fatigue, hardship or illness.

An example of stamina is when you can run a long marathon without tiring.

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(uncountable, now considered singular) The energy and strength for continuing to do something over a long period of time; power of sustained exertion, or resistance to hardship, illness etc.

He has a lot of stamina. I suppose that is why he can run for a long time.

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(botany, rare) Plural form of stamen.
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Origin of stamina

  • Latin stāmina pl. of stāmen thread, thread of life spun by the Fates stamen
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin stāmina, plural of stāmen.
    From Wiktionary