en·dur·ance (n-drns, -dyr-)
1. The act, quality, or power of withstanding hardship or stress: A marathon tests a runner’s endurance.
2. The state or fact of persevering: Through hard work and endurance, we will complete this project.
3. Continuing existence; duration.
1. the capacity, state, or an instance of enduring
2. something endured; a hardship, strain, or privation
en•dur•ance (ɛnˈdʊər əns, -ˈdyʊər-)
1. the fact or power of bearing pain, hardship, or adversity.
2. the ability to continue or last; stamina.
3. lasting quality; duration.
Thesaurus Legend: Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
|Noun||1.||endurance – the power to withstand hardship or stress; “the marathon tests a runner’s endurance”
strength – the property of being physically or mentally strong; “fatigue sapped his strength”
sufferance – patient endurance especially of pain or distress
tolerance – the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions
|2.||endurance – a state of surviving; remaining alive
aliveness, animation, living, life – the condition of living or the state of being alive; “while there’s life there’s hope”; “life depends on many chemical and physical processes”
subsistence – a means of surviving; “farming is a hard means of subsistence”
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1. staying power, strength, resolution, resignation, determination, patience, submission, stamina, fortitude, persistence, tenacity, perseverance, toleration, sufferance,doggedness, stickability (informal), pertinacity a test of endurance
2. permanence, stability, continuity, duration, continuation, longevity, durability, continuance, immutability, lastingness The book is about the endurance of the class system in Britain.