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ENDURING

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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]

Meaning:

Unceasing

Synonyms:

abiding; enduring; imperishable

Context examples:

an abiding belief / imperishable truths

Similar:

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


Sense 2enduring [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Patiently enduring continual wrongs or trouble

Synonyms:

long-suffering; enduring

Context examples:

an enduring disposition / a long-suffering and uncomplaining wife

Similar:

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


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