Origin of staminaL, plural of stamen: see stamen
Stamina is resistance to fatigue, hardship or illness.
An example of stamina is when you can run a long marathon without tiring.
Physical or moral strength to resist or withstand illness, fatigue, or hardship; endurance.
Origin of staminaLatin stāmina pl. of stāmen thread, thread of life spun by the Fates ; see stamen .
A plural of stamen
- (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.
- (botany, rare) plural form of stamen
From Latin stÄmina, plural of stÄmen.
- Sports enthusiasts who wear pantyhose for increased stamina, or those with medical conditions that require the level of support pantyhose offer, tend to rail at the term "pantyhose," and with some validation.
- Long before becoming the latest celebrity at the White House, Portuguese Water Dog puppies have been bred, raised and trained for centuries to be superior companions and working dogs of exceptional stamina.
- When first starting out you may only "skip" rope, and even drop the rope to the floor when you tire as mentioned above, then gradually you'll see improvement in your stamina, ability and strength.
- Although men's pantyhose are predominantly worn by transvestites, shemales and fetishists, they are also used for compression wear and even those looking to increase lower body stamina and performance ability.
- What this means is that anything you wear later on that adds stamina will be added to your overall health then multiplied by 1.05%, making this an attractive feature for any warrior (tank class).