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 English Language Learners
Definition of endurance for English Language Learners
: 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
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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