Pronunciation: (en-door'uns, -dyoor'-),[key] —n. 1. the fact or power of enduring or bearing pain, hardships, etc.
2. the ability or strength to continue or last, esp. despite fatigue, stress, or other adverse conditions; stamina: He has amazing physical endurance. 3. lasting quality; duration: His friendships have little endurance. 4. something endured, as a hardship; trial.