Definitions for Staminaˈstæm ə nə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

stam•i•naˈstæm ə nə(n.)

  1. strength or power to endure fatigue, stress, etc.; endurance.

Origin of stamina:

1535–45; < L, pl. of stāmen thread (see stamen ); i.e., the life-threads spun by the Fates

stam•i•naˈstæm ə nə(n.)

  1. Category: Botany

    Ref: a pl. of stamen .

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stamina, staying power, toughness(noun)

    enduring strength and energy

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. stamina(noun)ˈstæm ə nə

    the strength to continue doing sth physical for a long time

    The horse doesn't have the stamina to run this race.

Wiktionary

  1. stamina(Noun)

    The energy and strength for continuing to do something over a long period of time; power of sustained exertion, or resistance to hardship, illness etc.

  2. stamina(Noun)

    The basic elements of a thing; rudimentary structures or qualities.

  3. Origin: From stamina, plural of stamen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stamina

    of Stamen

  2. Stamina

    see Stamen

  3. Stamina

    the fixed, firm part of a body, which supports it or gives it strength and solidity; as, the bones are the stamina of animal bodies; the ligneous parts of trees are the stamina which constitute their strength

  4. Stamina

    whatever constitutes the principal strength or support of anything; power of endurance; backbone; vigor; as, the stamina of a constitution or of life; the stamina of a State


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

stamina(noun)

strength or power to endure fatigue etc

Long-distance runners require plenty of stamina.

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