Word made up by the character "The Janitor" from the NBC hospital based sit-com Scrubs. The word is said by Bob Kelso in season 5 episode 24 when he is blackmailed into announcing on the hospital PA system that he is afraid of the Janitor.
Bob Kelso: "...so, please join me in basking in the glow of the Janitors awesome... *pauses* ...this isn't a word?!"
Janitor: "Read it!"
Bob Kelso: "Fearitude. Goodnight."
Noun. Being feared by others through use of power and reputation. Use only when the fear is widespread through a certain group.
The janitor of scrubs has fearitude.