the fact or power of enduring or bearing pain, hardships, etc.
the ability or strength to continue or last, especially despite fatigue, stress, or other adverse conditions; stamina: He has amazing physical endurance.
lasting quality; duration: His friendships have little endurance.
something endured, as a hardship; trial.
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How to use endurance in a sentence
I think the mental gains that I got from all those years of endurance road racing certainly translated.
Starting more than a decade ago, a series of studies has compared crampers with non-crampers at marathons, triathlons, and other endurance races and has failed to find any differences in the athletes’ hydration or electrolyte levels.
There’s a staggering amount of logistics and planning — and potentially water purification — involved in trying to record an FKT, but it’s proved to be a great way for endurance athletes to stay fit during the pandemic.
Fastest known times, or FKTs, are set by endurance athletes running or hiking a route, either alone or in teams.Canceled Races Aren’t Stopping Endurance Athletes From Setting Wild New Records | Anna Wiederkehr (firstname.lastname@example.org) | July 20, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
The drug also seemed to boost endurance, at least in the mice.
But, if anything, the endurance made the desire for comfort food even greater.
Would endurance even be able to fly that close to a supermassive black hole without being disintegrated by the force of it?Neil deGrasse Tyson Breaks Down ‘Interstellar’: Black Holes, Time Dilations, and Massive Waves | Marlow Stern | November 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
You have to have courage and endurance, like certain kinds of horses [laughs].All Eyes on Anjelica Huston: The Legendary Actress on Love, Abuse, and Jack Nicholson | Alex Suskind | November 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
For years, Mooney has trained with a rowing coach to enhance his physical endurance for the potentially yearlong journey.Victor Mooney’s Epic Adventure for His Dead Brother | Justin Jones | October 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Another issue is that alcohol is a diuretic and being dehydrated will certainly interfere with your speed and endurance.
They were quite different excepting only in the fact that they also had done marvels of fighting and endurance.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
She was thin, skinny, dark-haired, and possessed of great physical strength in the form of endurance.Three More John Silence Stories | Algernon Blackwood
There was no doubting their bravery, of which they had given ample proof; they had simply reached the limit of physical endurance.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
Similarly, the next year, he found the July heat almost beyond endurance.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries | Charles G. Harper
Just why these storms never attain greater size or endurance is not yet known.Outlines of the Earth's History | Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
British Dictionary definitions for endurance
the capacity, state, or an instance of enduring
something endured; a hardship, strain, or privation
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