Definitions of fortitude

  1. Power to resist attack; strength; firmness. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. That strength or firmness of mind which enables a person to encounter danger with coolness and courage, or to bear pain or adversity without murmuring, depression, or despondency; passive courage; resolute endurance; firmness in confronting or bearing up against danger or enduring trouble. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Strength to endure suffering bravely. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Firmness of mind; resolute endurance. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. Strength of mind to endure suffering or peril. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. That strength of mind or courage which enables a person to bear up calmly under opposition, adversity, or affliction. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. That power of mind which enables a person to act or suffer with patience, and without flinching or complaining; endurance; resolution. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for fortitude

  1. And plenty of trials, poor fellow, he had for his fortitude – Words of Cheer for the Tempted, the Toiling, and the Sorrowing by T. S. Arthur
  2. One comfort, mine will break first; I have not his fortitude – Put Yourself in His Place by Charles Reade