Endurance

By Jonmichael Elliott

Definition of Endure

To suffer (something painful or difficult) patiently.

Definition of -ance

-ance means to denote a quality or state or an instance of one.

Definition of Endurance

The fact or power of enduring an unpleasant or difficult process or situation without giving way.
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How do Endure and -ance become Endurance?

When you take the meaning of Endure, to be able to withstand or suffer through a pain, and when you denote a quality or state of that verb Endure, and you add the suffix -ance to the word, you change that verb that means to be able to suffer through something very painful to go through, into a noun that has the same premises and concept just into a different form.

Endurance exercises are any activity like walking, jogging, swimming, raking that all increases your heart rate and breathing for an extended period of time.