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Definitions for endurance
ɛnˈdʊər əns, -ˈdyʊər-en·durance
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the power to withstand hardship or stress
"the marathon tests a runner's endurance"
a state of surviving; remaining alive
The measure of a person's stamina or persistence.
He has great endurance, he ran a marathon and then rode his bicycle home.
Ability to endure hardship.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from endure.
Some of them are of very great antiquity and continuance, others more late and of less endurance. Edmund Spenser, State of Ireland.
Great things of small
One can create; and in what place soe’er
Thrive under evil, and work ease out of pain,
Through labour and endurance. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. ii.
Their fortitude was most admirable in their patience and endurance of all evils, of pain, and of death. William Temple.
I should have ta’en some pains to bring together
Yourself and your accusers, and have heard you,
Without endurance further. William Shakespeare, Henry VIII.
a state or quality of lasting or duration; lastingness; continuance
the act of bearing or suffering; a continuing under pain or distress without resistance, or without being overcome; sufferance; patience
Endurance is the ability of an organism to exert itself and remain active for a long period of time, as well as its ability to resist, withstand, recover from, and have immunity to trauma, wounds, or fatigue. In humans, it is usually used in aerobic or anaerobic exercise. The definition of 'long' varies according to the type of exertion – minutes for high intensity anaerobic exercise, hours or days for low intensity aerobic exercise. Training for endurance can have a negative impact on the ability to exert strength unless an individual also undertakes resistance training to counteract this effect. Many personnel consider endurance to be an indicator of progress, when strength and cardio training. A person is able to accomplish or withstand a higher amount of effort then their original capabilities means their endurance is increasing expressing improvement. In looking to improve ones endurance they may slowly increase the amount of repetitions or time spent, if higher repetitions are taken rapidly muscle strength improves while less endurance is gained. Increasing endurance has been proven to release endorphins resulting in a positive mind. The act of gaining endurance through physical activity has been shown to decrease anxiety, depression, and stress, or any chronic disease in total. Although a greater endurance can assist the cardiovascular system it does not imply that any cardiovascular disease can be guaranteed to improve. "The major metabolic consequences of the adaptations of muscle to endurance exercise are a slower utilization of muscle glycogen and blood glucose, a greater reliance on fat oxidation, and less lactate production during exercise of a given intensity."
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
The time an aircraft can continue flying, or a ground vehicle or ship can continue operating, under specified conditions, e.g., without refueling. See also endurance distance.
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The numerical value of endurance in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of endurance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of endurance in a Sentence
Beyond talent lie all the usual words: discipline, love, luck -- but, most of all, endurance.
Every single stunt that I've ever done is about endurance and pushing past what I thought would be possible, i can't imagine that many people would dream of doing it.
Yoga teaches Patience. Yoga teaches Endurance. Yoga teaches to be Kind. Yoga teaches to be Compassionate. Yoga teaches to be Fearless. Yoga teaches to be Present. Yoga teaches us to be Joyful. Yoga teaches us many life lessons everyday.
The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
An individual's frame is influenced by their willpower, perseverance, endurance, skill set, emotional maturity, and self assurance. The fact that frame is self-reinforcing is among its most significant features.”
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- قدرة التحملArabic
- kestävyys, sietokykyFinnish
- daya tahanIndonesian
- patientia, firmitasLatin
- выносливость, стойкостьRussian
- ఓర్పు, ఓపికTelugu
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