Meaning of ENDURANCE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ in-ˈdu̇r-ən(t)s, -ˈdyu̇r-, en- ]


Date: 15th century

1. : permanence , duration

the endurance of the play's importance

2. : the ability to withstand hardship or adversity ; especially : the ability to sustain a prolonged stressful effort or activity

a marathon runner's endurance

3. : the act or an instance of enduring or suffering

endurance of many hardships

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.