beyond endurance

Definition of beyond endurance

:past the limit of one's ability to deal with pain and suffering that is intense or continues for a long time
  • children who are teased beyond endurance

Word by Word Definitions

beyond play
  1. : on or to the farther side : farther

  2. : in addition : besides

  1. : on or to the farther side of : at a greater distance than

  2. : out of the reach or sphere (see 1sphere 4b) of

  3. : in a degree or amount surpassing

  1. : something that lies on or to the farther side : something that lies beyond (see 1beyond 1)

  2. : something that lies outside the scope of ordinary experience

endurance play
  1. : permanence, duration

  2. : the ability to withstand hardship or adversity

  3. : the act or an instance of enduring or suffering


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