Definition of endurance
- a marathon runner's endurance
- endurance of many hardships
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
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: 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
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