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Noun fortitude has 1 sense
  1. fortitude - strength of mind that enables one to endure adversity with courage
    --1 is a kind of
    courage, courageousness, bravery; natural virtue
    --1 has particulars:
     backbone, grit, guts, moxie, sand, gumption

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Sense 1: Mental and emotional strength in facing adversity or dangers; courage.

Example sentence: Despite her difficult circumstances, she displayed great fortitude and never gave up hope.

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Sense 2: Strength of character; resilience.

Example sentence: The soldiers showed incredible fortitude in the face of relentless attacks.

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Sense 3: Patience and endurance; steadfastness.

Example sentence: The hikers demonstrated fortitude during the long and treacherous climb.

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Sense 4: A fortified place; a stronghold.

Example sentence: The castle stood as a symbol of fortitude in the face of countless sieges.

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Sense 5: Endurance and strength of mind to bear pain or adversity without complaint.

Example sentence: The marathon runner showed incredible fortitude as he pushed through the pain to cross the finish line.

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Sense 1: Possessing or demonstrating fortitude.

Example sentence: Her fortitude demeanor during challenging times inspired those around her.

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Sense 2: Strongly built or sturdy.

Example sentence: The fortitude structure of the bridge allowed it to withstand the powerful storm.

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