Associations to the word «Fortitude»

Wiktionary

FORTITUDE, noun. Mental or emotional strength that enables courage in the face of adversity.
FORTITUDE, noun. (archaic) Physical strength.
FORTITUDE OF THE MARTYRS, proper noun. (Christianity) An epithet of Jesus.

Dictionary definition

FORTITUDE, noun. Strength of mind that enables one to endure adversity with courage.

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley