strength of will

noun phrase

: the willingness to work extremely hard
Does he have the strength of will to complete such demanding training?

Examples of strength of will in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When the bourgeois demonstrations turned abruptly into mass protests by the urban poor, the aging king lacked the strength of will to face the crisis. Dan McLaughlin, National Review, 26 Dec. 2023 Editor’s picks But the Miami Heat, risen from the grave and playing on pure bloodlust, could not beat everyone with strength of will. Corbin Smith, Rolling Stone, 13 June 2023

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“Strength of will.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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