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(Obs.) Mind; purpose; spirit
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  1. (Obs.) Mind; purpose; spirit
  2. The attitude of facing and dealing with anything recognized as dangerous, difficult, or painful, instead of withdrawing from it; quality of being fearless or brave; valor
  3. The state or quality of mind or spirit that enables one to face danger, fear, or vicissitudes with self-possession, confidence, and resolution; bravery.
The ability to meet a challenge or persevere under demanding circumstances; determination or resolve:
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  1. The ability to meet a challenge or persevere under demanding circumstances; determination or resolve:
  2. Good temperament and character.
  3. Quality of character or temperament; esp., high quality of character; spirit; courage; ardor
The quality of being fearless.
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A coarse hard sandstone used for making grindstones and millstones.
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  1. A coarse hard sandstone used for making grindstones and millstones.
  2. Any of several sandstones with large, sharp grains, often used for grindstones
  3. Stubborn courage; brave perseverance; pluck
  1. Any fundamental support, structure, or infrastructure
  2. Willpower, courage, determination, etc.
  3. Strength of character; determination:
The settling of a question or case by an authoritative decision or pronouncement, especially by a judicial body:
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  1. The settling of a question or case by an authoritative decision or pronouncement, especially by a judicial body:
  2. Firmness of purpose; resolve:
  3. The ascertaining or fixing of the quantity, quality, position, or character of something:
An animal's heart, liver, lungs, and windpipe, used for food
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  1. An animal's heart, liver, lungs, and windpipe, used for food
  2. Resourceful courage and daring in the face of difficulties; spirit.
  3. Courage to meet danger or difficulty; fortitude
The ability to deal with difficult situations or to maintain a moral or intellectual position:
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  1. The ability to deal with difficult situations or to maintain a moral or intellectual position:
  2. Operative effectiveness or potency:
  3. Cogency or persuasiveness:
A real or pretended indifference to pleasure or pain; insensibility; impassiveness.
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  1. A real or pretended indifference to pleasure or pain; insensibility; impassiveness.
  2. Indifference to pleasure or pain; stoical behavior
  3. A school of philosophy during the Roman Empire that emphasized reason as a means of understanding the natural state of things, or logos, and as a means of freeing oneself from emotional distress.
The characteristic of being brave.
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  1. The characteristic of being brave.
The condition or quality of being brave; courage.
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  1. The condition or quality of being brave; courage.
  2. (Usually uncountable) Being brave, courageousness.
  3. Fine appearance, show, or dress; showiness
(Obs.) Mind; purpose; spirit
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  1. (Obs.) Mind; purpose; spirit
  2. The attitude of facing and dealing with anything recognized as dangerous, difficult, or painful, instead of withdrawing from it; quality of being fearless or brave; valor
  3. The state or quality of mind or spirit that enables one to face danger, fear, or vicissitudes with self-possession, confidence, and resolution; bravery.
The characteristic of being dauntless; fearlessness.
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The quality of being doughty.
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The quality of being fearless.
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An act or speech characteristic of a gallant
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  1. An act or speech characteristic of a gallant
  2. Nobility of spirit or action; courage.
  3. Nobility of behavior or spirit; heroic courage
The quality of being game; bravery, courage or pluck
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The human heart considered as the center or source of emotions, personality attributes, etc.
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  1. The human heart considered as the center or source of emotions, personality attributes, etc.
  2. Emotional constitution, basic disposition, or character:
  3. The repository of one's deepest and sincerest feelings and beliefs:
The quality of being intrepid; bravery.
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  1. The quality of being intrepid; bravery.
The quality of being intrepid; bravery.
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  1. The quality of being intrepid; bravery.
The ability to meet a challenge or persevere under demanding circumstances; determination or resolve:
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  1. The ability to meet a challenge or persevere under demanding circumstances; determination or resolve:
  2. Good temperament and character.
  3. Quality of character or temperament; esp., high quality of character; spirit; courage; ardor
Emotional control; coolness in danger; courage
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  1. Emotional control; coolness in danger; courage
  2. Nervous agitation caused by fear, anxiety, or stress:
  3. Any of the cordlike bundles of fibers made up of neurons through which sensory stimuli and motor impulses pass between the brain or other parts of the central nervous system and the eyes, glands, muscles, and other parts of the body. Nerves form a network of pathways for conducting information throughout the body.
Resourceful courage and daring in the face of difficulties; spirit.
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  1. Resourceful courage and daring in the face of difficulties; spirit.
  2. An animal's heart, liver, lungs, and windpipe, used for food
  3. The heart, liver, windpipe, and lungs of a slaughtered animal.
The characteristic of being plucky.
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  1. The characteristic of being plucky.
A person as characterized by a stated quality:
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  1. A person as characterized by a stated quality:
  2. An attitude marked by enthusiasm, energy, or courage:
  3. Strong loyalty or dedication:
The state or condition of being undaunted.
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  1. The state or condition of being undaunted.
The quality of being valiant; heroism, bravery or valour.
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The property of being valiant.
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Courage and boldness, as in battle; bravery.
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  1. Courage and boldness, as in battle; bravery.
  2. Marked courage or bravery
(Vulgar Slang) Ejaculated semen.
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  1. (Vulgar Slang) Ejaculated semen.
  2. A kind of wood or fungus that smolders when ignited; punk
  3. (Informal) Courage; spirit
The state or condition of being gutsy.
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  1. The state or condition of being gutsy.
Aggressive energy; initiative:
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  1. Aggressive energy; initiative:
  2. (Slang) Courage, pluck, perseverance, etc.; guts
  3. The ability to face difficulty with spirit and courage.

Synonym Study

  • Pluck , like guts referred originally to visceral organs, hence pluck implies courage or a strong heart in the face of danger or difficulty and guts, a colloquial word, suggests the sort of stamina that permits one to ""stomach'' a disagreeable or frightening experience See also syn. study at patience.
  • Backbone refers to the strength of character and resoluteness that permits one to face opposition unflinchingly
  • Grit applies to an obstinate sort of courage that refuses to succumb under any circumstances
  • Fortitude refers to the strength or courage that permits one to endure patiently misfortune, pain, etc. to face a calamity with fortitude
Find another word for fortitude. In this page you can discover 42 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for fortitude, like: firmness, courage, mettle, fearlessness, grit, backbone, determination, pluck, strength, stoicism and guts.