noun, plural ni·sus.
Origin of nisus
Examples from the Web for nisus
Even before them the nisus towards it, which has been noticed in the chapter before the last, is observable enough.The English Novel|George Saintsbury
And I did not know that you were 'Nisus Sum' until ten minutes ago.
Nisus and Euryalus scheme, and petition, to sally forth to find Æneas and a rescue.
Nisus gets away first, and shoots out far in front of the throng, fleeter than the winds or the winged thunderbolt.
Nisus had a purple hair on which depended the safety of himself and his kingdom.The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2 (of 10)|Alexander Pope