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fortitude (FOR ti tood", FOR ti tyood") (s) (noun), fortitudes (pl)
A condition of being courageous when facing pain, danger, or trouble: When the doctor told Dorothy that she had cancer, she faced the situation with fortitude and a firmness of spirit and determination to do whatever was necessary to overcome the illness.

It was taking a lot of fortitude for Jim to remain cheerful even while he was suffering from so much pain and discomfort.

Fortitude is an inner strength, willpower, and courage; however, there are some writers who use the term with reference to physical strength, stamina, or endurance; which is not quite what fortitude is supposed to mean.

Strength of mind and resolute courage.
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Firmness of mind in meeting danger or adversity.
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