how to pronounce fortitude


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the above transcription of fortitude is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

fortitude is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of fortitude in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… for the fortitude they have shown in …”

meanings of fortitude


  1. Physical strength.
  2. Mental or emotional strength that enables courage in the face of adversity.

fortitude frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word fortitude occurs in english on average 1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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