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fortitudenoun [U]

uk   /ˈfɔː.tɪ.tjuːd/  us   /ˈfɔːr.t̬ə.tuːd/ formal
courage over a long period: I thought she showed remarkable fortitude during that period.
Translations of “fortitude”
in Vietnamese sự chịu đựng ngoan cường…
in Spanish fortaleza, valor…
in Thai ความอดทน…
in Malaysian semangat…
in French courage…
in German die Stärke…
in Chinese (Traditional) 勇氣,堅韌,剛毅…
in Indonesian ketabahan…
in Russian сила духа, стойкость…
in Turkish metanet, dayanıklılık, yüreklilik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 勇气,坚韧,刚毅…
in Polish hart ducha…
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