stamina


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stam·i·na 1

 (stăm′ə-nə)
n.
Physical or moral strength to resist or withstand illness, fatigue, or hardship; endurance.

[Latin stāmina, pl. of stāmen, thread, thread of life spun by the Fates; see stamen.]

stam′i·nal (stăm′ə-nəl) adj.

sta·mi·na 2

 (stā′mə-nə, stăm′ə-)
n.
A plural of stamen.

stamina

(ˈstæmɪnə)
n
enduring energy, strength, and resilience
[C19: identical with stamina2 from Latin stāmen thread, hence the threads of life spun out by the Fates, hence energy, etc]
ˈstaminal adj

stamina

(ˈstæmɪnə)
n
(Botany) a plural of stamen

stam•i•na1

(ˈstæm ə nə)

n.
strength or power to endure fatigue, stress, etc.; endurance.
[1535–45; < Latin, pl. of stāmen thread (see stamen); i.e., the life-threads spun by the Fates]

stam•i•na2

(ˈstæm ə nə)

n.
a pl. of stamen.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stamina - enduring strength and energystamina - enduring strength and energy  
endurance - the power to withstand hardship or stress; "the marathon tests a runner's endurance"
legs - staying power; "that old Broadway play really has legs"

stamina

noun staying power, endurance, resilience, force, power, energy, strength, resistance, grit, vigour, tenacity, welly (slang), power of endurance, indefatigability, lustiness You have to have a lot of stamina to be a top-class dancer.

stamina

noun
The quality or power of withstanding hardship or stress:
Translations
تـَحَمُّلُمَقْدِرَه على التَّحَمُّل
výdrž
udholdenhed
kestävyys
izdržljivost
òrek, úthald
スタミナ
스태미나
izturība
výdrž
uthållighet
sự dẻo dai

stamina

[ˈstæmɪnə] Nresistencia f, aguante m
has he enough stamina for the job?¿tiene bastante resistencia para el puesto?
you need staminahace falta tener nervio
intellectual staminavigor m intelectual

stamina

[ˈstæmɪnə] nendurance f

stamina

stamina

[ˈstæmɪnə] nresistenza
he's got stamina → ha molta resistenza

stamina

(ˈstӕminə) noun
strength or power to endure fatigue etc. Long-distance runners require plenty of stamina.

stamina

تـَحَمُّلُ výdrž udholdenhed Durchhaltevermögen σωματική αντοχή resistencia kestävyys endurance izdržljivost resistenza スタミナ 스태미나 uithoudingsvermogen utholdenhet wytrzymałość resistência выносливость uthållighet ความทรหดอดทน ความแข็งแกร่งที่ยืนหยัดอยู่ได้นาน dayanıklılık sự dẻo dai 耐力

stamina

n resistencia
References in classic literature ?
I would dispute with you if I could, but I can't--I haven't stamina enough.
I have seen the hearts and stamina of strong men broken, and I have seen other men, by ill-treatment, driven to permanent and howling madness.
I perceived pretty clearly that I had not the stamina either to resist what the captain chose to do to expel me, or to force myself upon Montgomery and his companion.
There stood white lilies with blood-red stamina, skyblue tulips, which shone as they waved in the winds, and apple-trees, the apples of which looked exactly like large soapbubbles: so only think how the trees must have sparkled in the sunshine
March never had any stamina," was the cheerful reply.
I am twenty-five years older than you, I have a weak heart, a ridiculous muscle, and the stamina of a rabbit.
Then his stamina broke, and he never moved house again.
The question of his fate, then, rested upon whether, with his start he could elude Numa for a few seconds; and, if so, if the lion would then have sufficient stamina remaining to pursue him at a reduced gait for the balance of the distance to the wall.
That fireplace--those big stones--I was soft, then, a little, anemic, alcoholic degenerate, with the spunk of a rabbit and about one per cent as much stamina, and some of those big stones nearly broke my back and my heart.
His mind was wanting in the stamina for self-support; it was a plant that would twine beautifully round something stronger than itself, but if repulsed, or torn away, it had no choice but to wither on the ground.
NOEL MEADE admits he would be "very foolish" to take Road To Respect's stamina on trust in Friday's Cheltenham Gold Cup.
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