Simple Definition of endurance
: the ability to do something difficult for a long time
: the ability to deal with pain or suffering that continues for a long time
: the quality of continuing for a long time
Full Definition of endurance
2 : the ability to withstand hardship or adversity; especially : the ability to sustain a prolonged stressful effort or activity <a marathon runner's endurance>
3 : the act or an instance of enduring or suffering <endurance of many hardships>
Examples of endurance in a sentence
The exercise program is designed to increase both strength and endurance.
<the endurance of his love for his wife was not arrested even by her death>
First Known Use of endurance
ENDURANCE Defined for Kids
Definition of endurance for Students
: the ability to put up with strain, suffering, or hardship <The long hike tested our endurance.>
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