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fortitude

 [for´tĭ-to̳d]
in bioethics, a virtue consisting of a firm, sustained, moral courage or patient endurance of misfortune, pain, or other difficulties. As in all the virtues, the emphasis is on sustainability, not on individual acts.
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I only mention it because I get the same feeling of creeping disquiet watching Fortitude on Sky Atlantic every week.
And it was so easy to assume that this was going to be the murder/mystery/cover-up that might take over Fortitude.
Fortitude is poised near the Arctic Circle north of Canada, on an island in the harsh embrace of ice, snow, frigid waters and glaciers that help make it (as the locals like to say) "the one place on Earth where we are guaranteed a quiet life.
The town's governor, Sofie The Killing Grabol, is proud to say Fortitude is the safest town on earth Unless you step outside without being wrapped up and get frostbite, or are eaten alive by a bear.
Sir Michael Gambon, who starred in the 1986 TV classic The Singing Detective, rates Fortitude as one of his all-time favourite small screen projects.
May the Lord grant him enough strength and fortitude to be able to win this fight aynd bring pride to the country)
Codenamed "Garbo," Pujol remained a British double agent until the end of the war and played a significant role in Operation Fortitude, the Allied deception operation to conceal the location of the Normandy campaign.
Manama: Bahrain's foreign minister has urged Iranians to show fortitude and resilience as they endure injustice, starvation and lack of rights.
Austin, TX -- Chameleon Cold-Brew, LLC, announced that Fortitude Capital, LLC, a Houston-based investment firm has acquired a significant minority stake in Chameleon Cold-Brew.
The Dalai Lama's message of "Never Give Up" represents the timeless wisdom of intestinal fortitude that has sustained African American and other oppressed communities since the birth of this nation and nothing expresses the attitude of a fully developed African American man better than this phrase.
Minerals & DiamondsIn September 2009 shareholders holding a majority interest in Fortitude Minerals Limited ("Fortitude") and Angola Diamond Holdings Limited ("ADH") merged their shareholdings on a formula established by Fortitude's auditor: being one Fortitude share for every 8.
Graham Paton, from Llangollen, is one of the sponsors of Project Fortitude.