What is another word for true grit?

81 synonyms found


[ tɹˈuː ɡɹˈɪt], [ tɹˈuː ɡɹˈɪt], [ t_ɹ_ˈuː ɡ_ɹ_ˈɪ_t]

How to use "True grit" in context?

In the book and movie, "The Pursuit of Happyness," Chris Gardner is a true American success story. He perseveres through a series of unexpected setbacks, often at great personal cost, to achieve his goals. Gardner's story is an inspiring example of what it takes to achieve success in life.

Gardner's perseverance and grit areessential ingredients to his success. Grit is defined as "a passion for what's challenging and a determination to see it through." It is something that gives someone the stamina to continue working toward a goal even when the going gets tough.

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