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intestinal fortitude

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  1. 1 strength of mind to carry on in spite of danger the one person who had the intestinal fortitude to stand up and denounce the injustice of it all Synonyms of intestinal fortitude bottle [British slang], bravery, courageousness, daring, daringness, dauntlessness, doughtiness, fearlessness, gallantry, greatheartedness, guts, gutsiness, hardihood, heart, heroism, courage, intrepidity, intrepidness, moxie, nerve, pecker [chiefly British], prowess, stoutness, valor, virtueWords Related to intestinal fortitude backbone, fiber, fortitude, grit, gumption, mettle, pluck, pluckiness, spunk, temper; determination, perseverance, resolution; endurance, stamina, stomach, tenacity; audacity, boldness, brazenness, cheek, cojones [slang], effrontery, gall, temerityNear Antonyms of intestinal fortitude cold feet, faintheartedness, fearfulness, mousiness, timidity, timorousness; feebleness, softness, weakness; impotence, ineffectualness; hesitation, indecision, indecisiveness, irresolutionAntonyms of intestinal fortitude cowardice, cowardliness, cravenness, dastardliness, poltroonery, spinelessness

  2. 2 the strength of mind that enables a person to endure pain or hardship you'll need considerable intestinal fortitude to put up with that corporate diva, but the work experience will be worth it Synonyms of intestinal fortitude backbone, constancy, fiber, grit, grittiness, guts, fortitude, pluck, spunkWords Related to intestinal fortitude determination, purposefulness, resoluteness, resolution; bravery, courage, courageousness, daring, dauntlessness, doughtiness, fearlessness, gallantry, greatheartedness, intrepidity, intrepidness, nerve, stoutness, valor; endurance, forbearance, stamina, sufferance, tolerance; heart, mettle, spirit; audacity, boldness, brass, cheek, chutzpah (also chutzpa or hutzpah or hutzpa), effrontery, gall, hardihood, nerve, nerviness, temerityNear Antonyms of intestinal fortitude indecisiveness, irresoluteness, irresolution, vacillation; cowardice, cowardliness, cravenness, dastardliness, faintheartedness, pusillanimity, timidity, timorousnessAntonyms of intestinal fortitude spinelessness


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