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

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King