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 for durability
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Durability \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.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           A Gothic cathedral raises ideas of grandeur in our
           minds by the size, its height, . . . its antiquity, and
           its durability.                          --Blair.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  durability
      n 1: permanence by virtue of the power to resist stress or
           force; "they advertised the durability of their products"
           [syn: lastingness, durability, enduringness,
           strength]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  91 Moby Thesaurus words for "durability":
     abidingness, body, ceaselessness, changelessness, coeternity,
     cohesiveness, concreteness, constancy, continualness, continuance,
     density, durableness, duration, endlessness, endurance,
     eternalness, eternity, ever-duringness, everlastingness, everness,
     firmness, fixedness, foreverness, frozenness, hardening, hardiness,
     hardness, immobility, immovability, immovableness, immutability,
     incessancy, indestructibility, infinite duration, infinity,
     infrangibility, interminability, invariability, invariableness,
     inveteracy, lastingness, leatherlikeness, long standing, mass,
     materiality, never-endingness, palpability, perdurability,
     perenniality, perennialness, permanence, permanency, perpetualness,
     perpetuity, persistence, persistency, ponderability, quiescence,
     resistance, rigidity, ropiness, sempiternity, solidity, soundness,
     stability, stamina, standing, stasis, steadfastness, steadiness,
     stiffness, stoutness, strength, stringiness, stubbornness,
     sturdiness, substance, substantiality, substantialness,
     tangibility, tenacity, timelessness, torpor, toughness,
     unbreakability, unbreakableness, unceasingness, unchangeability,
     unchangingness, viscidity, vitality
  
  

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