One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she had pushed him beyond the limit of his endurance’
toleration, bearing, tolerance, sufferance, fortitude, forbearance, patience, acceptance, resignation, stoicism
2‘the race is a test of endurance’
stamina, staying power, fortitude, perseverance, persistence, tenacity, pertinacity, doggedness, indefatigability, tirelessness, resoluteness, resolution, determination
British Dunkirk spirit
informal stickability, guts, grit, spunk
British informal bottle
3‘Edward III had a vested interest in the endurance of Balliol's rule’
continuance, continuity, continuation, lasting power, durability, permanence, longevity
constancy, stability, changelessness, immutability
rare lastingness, everlastingness
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