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mental and emotional strength in facing difficulty, adversity, danger, or temptation courageously: Never once did her fortitude waver during that long illness.
—Synonyms See patience.
Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.0.1)Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2006.
Sudanese Student Finds Home in New Hampshire
by Dan Gorenstein
Day to Day, November 20, 2006 · Barnaba Madol emigrated from Sudan to New Hampshire at the age of 13. Assimilating at his mostly white high school was difficult until he became the school's soccer star.