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Definition of "endurance" []

  • The act, quality, or power of withstanding hardship or stress: A marathon tests a runner's endurance. (noun)
  • The state or fact of persevering: Through hard work and endurance, we will complete this project. (noun)
  • Continuing existence; duration. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "endurance" in a sentence
  • "Even if you're genetically predisposed to see little improvement in endurance, "it doesn't mean that you don't get any benefit from exercise," Rankinen says."
  • "However, with a five-pack battery configuration, endurance is said to be 2.25 to 2.5 hours."
  • "Iron Profile – a key physiologic component for oxygen transport/extraction and deficiencies are prevalent in endurance athletes (notably females)"