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 Dictionary entry overview: What does enduring mean? 

ENDURING (adjective)
  The adjective ENDURING has 2 senses:

1. unceasing
2. patiently enduring continual wrongs or trouble

  Familiarity information: ENDURING used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

ENDURING (adjective)

Sense 1enduring [BACK TO TOP]




abiding; enduring; imperishable

Context examples:

an abiding belief / imperishable truths


lasting; permanent (continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place)

Sense 2enduring [BACK TO TOP]


Patiently enduring continual wrongs or trouble


long-suffering; enduring

Context examples:

an enduring disposition / a long-suffering and uncomplaining wife


patient (enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance)

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