from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state or quality of being endurable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being endurable; capability of being endured.


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  • Having no business model — swinging for popularity rather than endurability — is counting on luck rather than skill.

    An interview with investor Paul Graham of Y Combinator

  • One proof of Shakespeare's sturdy endurability is that, in these days when the curriculum has been liberated, teachers and critics and students turn to him by choice.


  • As endurability goes, reading the book rises forthwith almost to the level of an afternoon-call where there is gossip about the neighbors and Germany's future.

    The Certain Hour

  • Not only do they bathe every morning in the frozen sea, and stand naked on the beach, inhaling the icy wind, but their endurability, even when at hard work on insufficient food, surpasses all that can be imagined.

    Mutual Aid; a factor of evolution

  • Far from that, it begins questioning Lettres-de-Cachet generally, their legality, endurability; emits dolorous objurgation, petition on petition to have its three Martyrs delivered; cannot, till that be complied with, so much as think of examining the Protestant Edict, but puts it off always 'till this day week.'

    The French Revolution


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