Fortitude synonyms

fôr'tĭ-to͝od', -tyo͝od'

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The quality of a confident character not to be afraid or intimidated easily but without being incautious or inconsiderate.
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The ability to meet a challenge or persevere under demanding circumstances; determination or resolve:
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A decision arrived at by thought and investigation; conclusion
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(Christianity) The Calvinistic doctrine that those who have been chosen by God will continue in a state of grace to the end and will finally be saved.
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The characteristic of being brave.
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A real or pretended indifference to pleasure or pain; insensibility; impassiveness.
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Intensity of emotion or belief:
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Ability to stand pain, distress, fatigue, etc.; fortitude
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A conventional shape or symbol used to represent the heart, love, or emotion: ♥ or sometimes <3.
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All or part of the alimentary canal, esp. the intestines
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A measure of relative coarseness of an abrasive material such as sandpaper.
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The state of being courageous
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The quality of mind enabling one to face danger or hardship resolutely
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Pluck is defined as to grab, pick or pull out.
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(Usually uncountable) Being brave, courageousness.
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The quality of being fearless.
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(Slang) Semen
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The quality of being game; bravery, courage or pluck
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The definition of a backbone is an animal's spine, or determination and strength.
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(Mathematics) The act or process of solving; solution.
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An inclination or tendency of a specified kind:
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Stamina is resistance to fatigue, hardship or illness.
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The state of being helpless.
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The characteristic of being dauntless; fearlessness.
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The quality of being valiant; heroism, bravery or valour.
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Strength of mind in regard to danger; that quality which enables a person to encounter danger with firmness; personal bravery; courage; prowess; intrepidity.
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Lack of courage.
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The quality of being doughty.
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The quality of being intrepid; bravery.
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(Countable) An inadequate quality; fault
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The quality of being intrepid; bravery.
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Brazen boldness; effrontery:
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The characteristic of being plucky.
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The state or condition of being undaunted.
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(Now rare) Valour, bravery.
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The property of being valiant.
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The quality of being spunky.
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The state or condition of being gutsy.
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(Slang) Courage, pluck, perseverance, etc.; guts
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The quality of mind enabling one to face danger or hardship resolutely
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A reason for dread or apprehension:
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The quality of being gamy
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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 55 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for fortitude, like: courage, mettle, determination, perseverance, braveness, stoicism, strength, endurance, heart, gut and grit.