stamina

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noun stam·i·na \ˈsta-mə-nə\

Definition of stamina

Examples of stamina in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of stamina

Latin, plural of stamen warp, thread of life spun by the Fates


STAMINA Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of stamina for English Language Learners

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


STAMINA Defined for Kids

stamina

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noun stam·i·na \ˈsta-mə-nə\

Definition of stamina for Students

  1. :  the ability or strength to keep doing something for a long time


Medical Dictionary

stamina

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noun stam·i·na \ˈstam-ə-nə\

Medical Definition of stamina

  1. :  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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