Definitions

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  • n. The quality of being enduring; lastingness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of enduring; durability; permanence.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force

Etymologies

enduring +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Despite vinyl being the most standard material for these record discs, there were still some issues with its enduringness.

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  • Her characters - - their lives, their triumphs, and their failures – speak to the enduringness of love and truth and the dominance of the human spirit.

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  • She realized, first of all, the enduringness of the marbles.

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  • Again, clearness is one of the first elements in style, and on poetry attaining clearness, depends, in great measure, its enduringness in the future.

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  • And yet this very modesty, this unambitious [109] way of conceiving his work, has impressed upon it a certain exceptional enduringness.

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  • And we think happiness has pleasure mingled with it, but the activity of philosophic wisdom is admittedly the pleasantest of virtuous activities; at all events the pursuit of it is thought to offer pleasures marvellous for their purity and their enduringness, and it is to be expected that those who know will pass their time more pleasantly than those who inquire.

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  • If you are anticipating the uttermost in enduringness and put on resistivity, then the wood deck tile ambit would be the chief testimonial. base (with appropriate planning) barely by snarling the tiles collectively. condividi - cerca i tuoi siti preferiti -

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  • -- not for the sake of love, but for free breathing; and her utterance of it was to insure life and enduringness to the wish, as the yearning of a mother on a drowning ship is to get her infant to shore.

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  • Sever themselves and madly sweep the sky, "gives to the passenger a sense of the enduringness of the pageant upon which those seeing eyes looked more than three centuries ago.

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  • s jewelry due to its strength, enduringness and opposition to scratches.

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