Etymology
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fortitude (n.)

late 14c., "moral strength (as a cardinal virtue); courage," from Latin fortitudo "strength, force, firmness, manliness," from fortis "strong, brave" (see fort). From early 15c. as "physical strength."

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Definitions of fortitude

fortitude (n.)
strength of mind that enables one to endure adversity with courage;
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