A patient response to adversity, pain, discomfort, hardship, or suffering that allows one to maintain resolve and focus.

a.k.a. fortitude, hardiness

Complementary virtues

Contrasting vices

  • fussiness
  • whininess

Virtues possibly in tension


How to acquire or strengthen it


Notes and links

Mentioned elsewhere

Inspirational quotes

  • “The Romans “made Fortune sirname to Fortitude,” for fortitude is that alchemy that turns all things to good fortune.” ―Thoreau