enduring
adjective Date: 15th century lasting, durable <
an enduring truth
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enduringly adverbenduringness noun

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  • enduring — UK US /ɪnˈdjʊərɪŋ/ adjective [before noun] ► used to describe something that will last for a long time: enduring popularity/strength/success »This game has an enduring popularity. »enduring problems/difficulties ► used to describe something that… …   Financial and business terms

  • Enduring — En*dur ing, a. Lasting; durable; long suffering; as, an enduring disposition. A better and enduring substance. Heb. x. 34. {En*dur ing*ly}, adv. T. Arnold. {En*dur ing*ness}, n …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enduring — index chronic, constant, diligent, durable, indelible, indestructible, infallible, infinite, lasting …   Law dictionary

  • enduring — late 14c., action of the verb ENDURE (Cf. endure); as a prp. adj. meaning “lasting,” from 1530s …   Etymology dictionary

  • enduring — [en door′iŋ, en dyoor′iŋ; in door′iŋ, in dyoor′iŋ] adj. lasting; permanent; durable enduringly adv …   English World dictionary

  • enduring — en|dur|ing [ınˈdjuərıŋ US ınˈdur ] adj continuing for a very long time ▪ the enduring appeal of Shakespeare s plays ▪ enduring hatred >enduringly adv ▪ an enduringly popular performer …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Enduring — Endure En*dure , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Endured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Enduring}.] [F. endurer; pref. en (L. in) + durer to last. See {Dure}, v. i., and cf. {Indurate}.] 1. To continue in the same state without perishing; to last; to remain. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enduring — enduringly, adv. enduringness, n. /en door ing, dyoor /, adj. 1. lasting; permanent: a poet of enduring greatness. 2. patient; long suffering. [1525 35; ENDURE + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • enduring — adj. Enduring is used with these nouns: ↑appeal, ↑attachment, ↑fascination, ↑image, ↑influence, ↑legacy, ↑love, ↑memory, ↑mystery, ↑myth, ↑popularity, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • enduring — en|dur|ing [ ın durıŋ ] adjective lasting for a long time: his enduring popularity …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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