strength, courage, and determination during difficult circumstances. Someone who faces challenges with fortitude, does so with strength and determination to overcome his difficulties.
– The investors sold their stocks in the face of massive declines because they lacked the fortitude to stay the course.
– When you start a business, it is inevitable that something will go wrong, so you need to make sure you have the fortitude to follow your dreams and make the business a reality.
– Lacking the fortitude to stand up for himself, Max was often the victim of his boss’ disrespectful remarks.
– The fact that he is running for the Presidency again, after having lost four times, is proof of his intestinal fortitude.
firmness, determination, resolve, strength
weakness, cowardice, despair, pusillanimity
1. beginning of something new; 2. boarding onto an aircraft or ship. Embarkation is related to the verb embark, “to set out” or “to go on board.”
– On the deck of the Titanic, the pastor begin the embarkation of the journey with a prayer.
– Kirstin decided, after years of working in sales, that she was ready to embark on a new career as a massage therapist.
– The embarkation of the sailors onto the vessel was accompanied by much appropriate fanfare.
– After she quit the job, the embarkation into being her own boss proved exciting for the daring entrepreneur.
beginning, boarding, entry