endurance noun

ADJ. great, remarkable | sheer | mental, physical

VERB + ENDURANCE have, show She showed great endurance in the face of pain. | test The astronauts will undergo a series of trials to test their physical and mental endurance in space. | build (up) Swimming a little further each session will build endurance.


PREP. beyond ~ This behaviour is beyond endurance.

PHRASES a feat of endurance They are capable of amazing feats of endurance. | the limit/limits of your endurance She was almost at the limits of her endurance. | powers of endurance The task was a test of their powers of endurance. | a test of endurance Running a marathon is seen by many as the ultimate test of endurance.