Meaning of ENDURANCE in English

ENDURANCE

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

physical

Strength and physical endurance would rocket as blood surged around their systems with unprecedented vigour.

Caffeine has long been used to increase physical endurance , in both humans and animals.

Now that was a feat of ability, patience and sheer physical endurance .

It takes them to the limits of physical endurance , then asks for more.

■ NOUN

test

There is no reason to make this trip into some kind of nasty macho endurance test .

It had become an endurance test .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Swimming helps to increase your strength and endurance .

The expeditions behind enemy lines were a tremendous test of one's endurance and nerves.

The people showed great courage, patience, and endurance during the long years of the war.

The triathlon is the ultimate endurance test.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

And rowing is ideal for building stamina and endurance .

As soon as you set a limit to your endurance , you are lost.

At the end, all women were checked for changes in endurance and strength.

But the resistance is pegged to stimulate toning and endurance , not strength, Kraemer said.

Grant continues: It was a case of Southern dash against Northern pluck and endurance ....

Most of us with children can understand the frustration of a parent, driven beyond endurance , who hits out.

Normality should be our aim too, but spartan endurance in the face of pain is not the answer.

Not for pretty reasons but for energy and endurance and to be sharp.

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