fortitudinous

[ fawr-ti-tood-n-uh s, -tyood- ]
/ ˌfɔr tɪˈtud n əs, -ˈtyud- /

adjective

having or showing fortitude; marked by bravery or courage.

Origin of fortitudinous

1745–55; < Latin fortitūdin- (stem of fortitūdō) fortitude + -ous
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Examples from the Web for fortitudinous

  • He has been ailing lately—and he thought that this happy and fortitudinous event would be too much for his nerves.

    The Mysteries of London, v. 1/4|George W. M. Reynolds