fortitude

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English fortitude, from Old French, from Latin fortitūdō (bravery, strength), from fortis (brave, strong).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈfɔːtɪtjuːd/
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  • Hyphenation: for‧ti‧tude

NounEdit

fortitude (countable and uncountable, plural fortitudes)

  1. Mental or emotional strength that enables courage in the face of adversity.
    Synonyms: inner strength, moxie, resolve
  2. (archaic) Physical strength.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French [Term?], borrowed from Latin fortitūdō (bravery, strength), from fortis (brave, strong).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fortitude f (plural fortitudes)

  1. fortitude

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