Meaning of “fortitude” in the English Dictionary

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fortitudenoun [ U ]

us /ˈfɔr·t̬ɪˌtud/

bravery when dealing with pain or difficulty, esp. over a long period:

Throughout his illness, he showed great fortitude.

(Definition of “fortitude” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)