Definition of Persevering

1. Adjective. Quietly and steadily persevering especially in detail or exactness. "With persevering (or patient) industry she revived the failing business"

Exact synonyms: Diligent
Similar to: Patient
Derivative terms: Diligence



Definition of Persevering

1. a. Characterized by perseverance; persistent.

Definition of Persevering

1. Noun. perseverance ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of persevere) ¹

3. Adjective. Tending to persevere. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Persevering

1. persevere [v] - See also: persevere

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Persevering

perseverantly
perseverate
perseverated
perseverates
perseverating
perseveration
perseverations
perseverative
perseveratively
perseveraunce
perseveraunt
persevere
persevered
perseverent
perseveres
persevering (current term)
perseveringly
perseverings
persevers
persia
persian
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persic oil
persicaria
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persico
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persicot
persicots
persiflage

Literary usage of Persevering

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1. A Dictionary of the Hindee Language by John Drew Bate (1875)
"lit. active, laborious, persevering, zealous. . m. light, lustre. , m. an otter, crab, or any aquatic animal. , m. (/. รค) filled with anxious thought, ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"It requires considerable persevering ingenuity to make the language of the act ambiguous; but the diversity of opinion existing at different times among the ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1855)
"Much is yet left to be discovered as to its causes and proper treatment, and this knowledge is only to be gained by long-continued and persevering ..."

4. The Works of Alexander Hamilton: Containing His Correspondence, and His by Alexander Hamilton (1850)
"... towards preserving the very existence of government, so directly attacked, will dictate and produce a most vigorous and persevering effort, in which the ..."

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