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Definitionstrength of mind that enables one to endure adversity with courage
- But active love is labor and fortitude, and for some people too, perhaps, a complete science.Book 2 -- An Unfortunate Gathering (41% in)
- But, being a man of fortitude, he bore his suffering a long time, thinking: "I shall expiate everything by this secret agony."Book 6 -- The Russian Monk (59% in)
- "Captain, give over, a brave man must show fortitude," muttered Kolya.Epilogue (81% in)
There are no more uses of "fortitude" in The Brothers Karamazov.
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