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sisu

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Category
QUOTES AND PHRASES

Language
FINNISH

Sisu consists of taking action against the odds and displaying courage and resoluteness in the face of adversity. Deciding on a course of action and then sticking to that decision against repeated failures is sisu. It is similar to equanimity, with the addition of a grim quality of stress management. The pertaining adjective is sisukas, "having the quality of sisu".

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