1. a person or thing that survives
2. one who outlives others
3. a person who endures, who continues to function or prosper in spite of opposition, hardship, or setbacks
This definition suggests fortitude, grit, and determination even in the face of overwhelming odds. Many “survivors” outlast and persevere through hardships often sudden, terrible, and not of their own doing; and because of this, generally speaking, “survivors” are admired.
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