noun stam·i·na \ˈsta-mə-nə\

: great physical or mental strength that allows you to continue doing something for a long time

Full Definition of STAMINA

Examples of STAMINA

  1. Do you have the stamina to finish the job?

Origin of STAMINA

Latin, plural of stamen warp, thread of life spun by the Fates
First Known Use: 1726

Rhymes with STAMINA


noun stam·i·na \ˈstam-ə-nə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STAMINA

:  the strength or vigor of bodily constitution :  capacity for standing fatigue or resisting disease <restoration of weight, strength and stamina following recovery from major surgery—Journal of the American Medical Association>


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