strength of mind that enables one to endure adversity with courage
the mental strength that enables courage in the face of adversity
Fortitude is bravery on the side of justice.
power to resist attack; strength; firmness
that strength or firmness of mind which enables a person to encounter danger with coolness and courage, or to bear pain or adversity without murmuring, depression, or despondency; passive courage; resolute endurance; firmness in confronting or bearing up against danger or enduring trouble
The Fortitude is a painting by the Italian Renaissance master Sandro Botticelli, finished in 1470. It is housed in the Galleria degli Uffizi, in Florence. Fortitude is the first recorded work by Botticelli. This work originally belonged to a set of seven panels representing Virtues, intended to decorate the Tribunal Hall of Piazza della Signoria in Florence. The other six panels are painted by Pietro Pollaiolo's workshop.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
for′ti-tūd, n. mental power of endurance: firmness in meeting danger: (obs.) strength, power of resistance or attack.—adj. Fortitū′dinous. [L. fortitudo—fortis.]
The Roycroft Dictionary
That quality of mind which does not care what happens so long as it does not happen to us.
The numerical value of fortitude in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of fortitude in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Fortitude is the guard and support of the other virtues.
Callous, adj. Gifted with great fortitude to bear the evils afflicting another.
Fortitude is the marshal of thought, the armor of the will, and the fort of reason.
I feel a deep loss over this disaster and pray for the families to be given fortitude and strength.
I tell my friends, I haven't seen anyone crying alone, i find a lot of resilience, fortitude and kindness.
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