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[n] the power to withstand hardship or stress; "the marathon tests a runner's endurance"
[n] a state of surviving; remaining alive


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survival

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\En*dur"ance\, n. [Cf. OF. endurance. See {Endure}.]
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. Syn: Suffering; patience; fortitude; resignation.

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