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Origin and Meaning of Endurance

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun En*dur"ance
  1. A state or quality of lasting or duration; lastingness; continuance."Slurring with an evasive answer the question concerning the endurance of his own possession." [Sir W. Scott.]
  2. The act of bearing or suffering; a continuing under pain or distress without resistance, or without being overcome; sufferance; patience."Their fortitude was most admirable in their patience and endurance of all evils, of pain and of death." [Sir W. Temple.]
    synonyms: Suffering; patience; fortitude; resignation.

Etymology: Cf. OF. endurance. See Endure

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  1. The power to withstand hardship or stress ("the marathon tests a runner's endurance")
  2. A state of surviving; remaining alive

[Late 15th Century] From Middle French endurance, from Old French endurance.

  1. The measure of a person's stamina or persistence.
    He has great , he ran a marathon and then rode his bicycle home.
  2. Ability to endure hardship.

endurance was also found in the following language(s): French

Notable Persons Named Endurance

Endurance Idahor was a soccer player for the Bridge FC, Dolphins F.C. (Port Harcourt), Al-Merrikh SC, and Al-Nasr Dubai SC. Endurance was born on August 4th, 1984 in Edo (state). He left this life on March 6th, 2010.


Endurance was born on July 16th, 1982.


Fun Facts about the name Endurance

  • When was the first name Endurance first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Endurance is Wednesday, October 22nd, 1890.
  • How unique is the name Endurance? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Endurance. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Endurance: Your name in reverse order is Ecnarudne. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Durnceaen. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Endurance born Aug 12, 1955

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Germany approximately on 675. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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