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.
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The numerical value of fortitude in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of fortitude in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of fortitude in a Sentence
Ukrainians [ are ] capable of defending their land from invaders, we do not need foreign troops. The Ukrainian people have sufficient military capabilities and fortitude to protect The Ukrainian people land from the invaders. But we are grateful for defensive non-lethal weapons that we are finally receiving now.
I loved and believed deeply in my community's ability to both love and heal itself provided it received the right amount of support and encouragement, our world today, both complex and changing, is in need of the balance between moral fortitude and cathartic expression. I hope the love and energy that permeated this work can continue to inspire change with love and optimism at the helm.
In this moment there is a need for much courage and much fortitude to say 'no' to hate and vendetta and make gestures of peace.
At this moment there is a need for much courage and much fortitude to say 'no' to hatred and vendettas and to make gestures of peace.
Prosperity attends the lion-hearted man who exerts himself, while we say, destiny will ensure it. Laying aside destiny, show manly fortitude by thy own strength: if thou endeavour, and thy endeavours fail of success, what crime is there in failing?
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- твърдост, сила на духаBulgarian
- σθένος, γενναιότηταGreek
- luonteenlujuus, mielenlujuus, lujuusFinnish
- fortitude, courageFrench
- forza d'animoItalian
- сила духаRussian
- tapperhet, modSwedish
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