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endurance

en·dur·ance

endurance

pronunciation:
ihn du rihns
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act, condition, or capacity of functioning under prolonged stress.
Great endurance is needed to run a marathon.
 
similar words:
stamina, strength, tolerance
definition 2: the capacity to last or persevere, or the condition or fact of lasting or persevering.
similar words:
stamina, strength, tolerance