AskDefine | Define enduring

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enduring adj
1 unceasing; "an abiding belief"; "imperishable truths" [syn: abiding, imperishable]
2 patiently enduring continual wrongs or trouble; "an enduring disposition"; "a long-suffering and uncomplaining wife" [syn: long-suffering]

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  1. present participle of endure

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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