enduring

adjective

en·​dur·​ing in-ˈdu̇r-iŋ How to pronounce enduring (audio)
-ˈdyu̇r-,
en-
: lasting, durable
an enduring truth
enduringly adverb
enduringness noun

Examples of enduring in a Sentence

science fiction's enduring fascination with worlds beyond our own
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Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of enduring was in the 15th century

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“Enduring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enduring. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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