endurance

Part of speech: noun

The power to endure; fortitude; durability; duration.

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Usage examples "endurance":

  1. They are Ada's letters; I read them to calm me whenever my misfortune seems to get the better of my endurance. - "The Queen of Hearts", Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009.
  2. They have powers of endurance exceeded probably by no other living race of men. - "Our National Defense: The Patriotism of Peace", George Hebard Maxwell.
  3. I never knew this method to be used successfully but once, because in the trial of endurance the greater number wins. - "My Memories of Eighty Years", Chauncey M. Depew.