V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: 1. persistent or long-lasting; 2. patient through hardships

Synonyms: constant, durable, persisting, lasting, chronic, patient, long-suffering, withstanding

Antonyms: ending, sporadic, discontinued

Tips: When learning the adjective enduring, think of the root word endure, which means "to be long-lasting or to face something courageously." Enduring describes things that are lasting over time or through hardships.

Usage Examples:

She didn't want his drinking to become an enduring problem. (chronic, lasting)

She had enduring memories of her childhood neighborhood. (lasting)

On their 50th wedding anniversary, the couple celebrated their enduring love. (lasting, durable)

The Statue of Liberty is an enduring symbol of freedom. (lasting, constant)

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