If you can run for a really long time, or carry a heavy box a really long way, you have stamina. Stamina is staying power or enduring strength.

Stamina is not always related to physical strength and endurance. Solving a difficult puzzle or a complex problem requires your brain to work long and hard, something called mental stamina. If you have had a really tough year, but are doing generally fine, someone might say you have emotional stamina. It can also mean perseverance. Do you have the stamina to learn this word?

Definitions of stamina

n enduring strength and energy

staying power, toughness
staying power
Type of:
the power to withstand hardship or stress

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