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[fit-nis] /ˈfɪt nɪs/

capability of the body of distributing inhaled oxygen to muscle tissue during increased physical effort.
Also called Darwinian fitness. Biology.

the state of being fit


1570s, from fit (adj.) + -ness.

fitness fit·ness (fĭt’nĭs)


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