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intestinal fortitude

noun

Definition of intestinal fortitude



Examples of intestinal fortitude in a sentence

  1. <the one person who had the intestinal fortitude to stand up and denounce the injustice of it all>

  2. <you'll need considerable intestinal fortitude to put up with that corporate diva, but the work experience will be worth it>



Origin and Etymology of intestinal fortitude

euphemism for guts


First Known Use: circa 1937


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