fortitudinous

[ fawr-ti-tood-n-uhs, -tyood- ]
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adjective
  1. having or showing fortitude; marked by bravery or courage: The pillars stand tall, like fortitudinous soldiers, guarding the vast expanse of desert.

Origin of fortitudinous

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First recorded in 1745–55; from Latin fortitūdin- (stem of fortitūdō ) + -ous; see origin at fortitude, -ous

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How to use fortitudinous in a sentence

  • 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