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Pronunciation:  durub'ilutee

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or force; "they advertised the durability of their products"

DURABILITY is a 10 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: enduringness, lastingness, strength
 See Also: changelessness, continuity, everlastingness, indestructibility, permanence, permanency, persistence, tensile strength



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Du`ra*bil"i*ty\, n. [L. durabilitas.]
The state or quality of being durable; the power of
uninterrupted or long continuance in any condition; the power
of resisting agents or influences which tend to cause
changes, decay, or dissolution; lastingness.

      A Gothic cathedral raises ideas of grandeur in our
      minds by the size, its height, . . . its antiquity, and
      its durability.                          --Blair.

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