Definition of Perseverance

1. Noun. Persistent determination.




2. Noun. The act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior. "His perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate"
Exact synonyms: Perseveration, Persistence
Generic synonyms: Continuance, Continuation
Derivative terms: Persevere, Perseverate, Persevere, Persist

Definition of Perseverance

1. n. The act of persevering; persistence in anything undertaken; continued pursuit or prosecution of any business, or enterprise begun.

Definition of Perseverance

1. Noun. continuing in a course of action without regard to discouragement, opposition or previous failure. ¹

2. Noun. persistent determination to adhere to a plan of direction; insistence. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Perseverance

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Medical Definition of Perseverance

1. 1. The act of persevering; persistence in anything undertaken; continued pursuit or prosecution of any business, or enterprise begun. "The king-becoming graces . . . Perseverance, mercy, lowliness." "Whose constant perseverance overcame Whate'er his cruel malice could invent." (Milton) 2. Discrimination. 3. Continuance in a state of grace until it is succeeded by a state of glory; sometimes called final perseverance, and the perseverance of the saints. See Calvinism. Synonym: Persistence, steadfastness, constancy, steadiness, pertinacity. Origin: F. Perseverance, L. Perseverantia. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perseverance

persecutive
persecutor
persecutors
persecutory
persecutory type of paranoid disorder
persecutour
persecutrices
persecutrix
perseid
perseity
perself
perservere
perses
perseus
persever
perseverance (current term)
perseverance of the saints
perseverances
perseverant
perseverantly
perseverate
perseverated
perseverates
perseverating
perseveration
perseverations
perseverative
perseveratively
perseveraunce
perseveraunt

Literary usage of Perseverance

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1. Songs of the Average Man by Sam Walter Foss (1907)
"perseverance! Persevere and persevere ! Be persistent! ... perseverance! 'Tis the only road to fame. I have tried it; I have got there; I have reached it. ..."

2. The Works of John Owen by John Owen (1826)
"How the doctrine of perseverance promiseth the continuance of the love ... The doctrine of the saints' perseverance, falsely imposed on, and vindicated. ..."

3. Outlines of Systematic Theology: Designed for the Use of Theological Students by Augustus Hopkins Strong (1908)
"perseverance. The Scriptures declare that, in virtue of the original purpose and continuous operation of God, all who are united to Christ by faith will ..."

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