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  • 1 Patience and Fortitude — Mayor LaGuardia’s nickname for the couchant lions flanking the steps of the New York Public Library …

    Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • 2 fortitude — [[t]fɔ͟ː(r)tɪtjuːd, AM tuːd[/t]] N UNCOUNT (approval) If you say that someone has shown fortitude, you admire them for being brave, calm, and uncomplaining when they have experienced something unpleasant or painful. [FORMAL] He suffered a long… …

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  • 3 Fortitude — • One of the gifts from the Holy Ghost is a supernatural virtue Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Fortitude     Fortitude     † …

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  • 4 fortitude — fortitude, grit, backbone, pluck, guts, sand denote a quality of character combining courage and staying power. Fortitude stresses strength of mind and firmness of purpose; it implies endurance, often prolonged endurance, of physical or mental… …

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  • 5 Fortitude — For ti*tude, n. [L. fortitudo, fr. fortis strong. See {Fort}.] 1. Power to resist attack; strength; firmness. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The fortitude of the place is best known to you. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. That strength or firmness of mind which… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 fortitude — [fôrt′ə to͞od΄, fôrt′ətyo͞od΄] n. [ME < L fortitudo < fortis, strong: see FORT1] the strength to bear misfortune, pain, etc. calmly and patiently; firm courage SYN. PATIENCE fortitudinous [fôr΄təto͞od′ n əs, fôr΄tətyo͞od′ n əs] adj. SYN.… …

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  • 7 Fortitude (disambiguation) — Fortitude may refer to: *Fortitude, one of the Four Cardinal Virtues of the Catholic Church *Operation Fortitude, a World War II deception operation, carried out to hide the timing, location and other details of Operation Overlord. *Fortitude, a… …

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  • 8 fortitude — ► NOUN ▪ courage and strength in bearing pain or trouble. ORIGIN Latin fortitudo, from fortis strong …

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  • 9 Fortitude Valley, Queensland — Infobox Australian Place | type = suburb name = Fortitude Valley city = Brisbane state = qld caption = Fotitude Valley s landmark Church with the City as the backdrop lga = Brisbane City Council postcode = 4006 pop = 4,469… …

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  • 10 Fortitude Valley Diehards — Infobox nrl club | clubname = Fortitude Valley Diehards fullname = Fortitude Valley Football Club emblem = Diehard colours = Royal Blue founded = 1909 sport = Rugby league league = Brisbane Rugby League ground = Neumann Oval (now known as Allan… …

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  • 11 fortitude — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. courage, patience, endurance. See inexcitability. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. firmness, courage, mettle, fearlessness, grit, backbone, determination, pluck, strength, stoicism, guts*; see also… …

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  • 12 fortitude n — 1) I bought myself fifty hamburgers and I ve only ten left, said Tom with fortitude. 2) Those who reach their 42nd birthday celebrate it with fortitude …

    English expressions

  • 13 fortitude — /fawr ti toohd , tyoohd /, n. mental and emotional strength in facing difficulty, adversity, danger, or temptation courageously: Never once did her fortitude waver during that long illness. [1350 1400; ME < L fortitudo strength, firmness, courage …

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  • 14 fortitude — Synonyms and related words: acceptance, backbone, boldness, bottom, bravery, bulldog courage, cardinal virtues, charity, constancy, courage, courageousness, dauntlessness, decisiveness, determination, endurance, energy, faith, fearlessness,… …

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  • 15 fortitude — for|ti|tude [ fɔrtı,tud ] noun uncount FORMAL a brave and determined attitude: She bore her long illness with great fortitude …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 fortitude — UK [ˈfɔː(r)tɪtjuːd] / US [ˈfɔrtɪˌtud] noun [uncountable] formal a brave and determined attitude She bore her long illness with great fortitude …

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  • 17 fortitude —    This word (from the Latin fortis, meaning brave or strong ) refers to one of the four cardinal virtues that help aChristian person face difficulties and be committed to doing good; fortitude is considered a gift of the Holy Spirit. (See… …

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  • 18 fortitude — [ˈfɔːtɪtjuːd] noun [U] formal a brave and determined attitude …

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  • 19 fortitude — for•ti•tude [[t]ˈfɔr tɪˌtud, ˌtyud[/t]] n. mental and emotional strength in facing adversity, danger, or temptation courageously • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME < L fortitūdō strength, courage for ti•tu′di•nous, adj …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 Operation Fortitude — An inflatable dummy tank, modeled after the M4 Sherman. Operation Fortitude was the codename for the deception operations used by the Allied forces during World War II in connection with the Normandy landings (Operation Overlord). It was divided… …

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