1. persistence

noun. ['pɝˈsɪstəns'] the property of a continuous and connected period of time.


  • continuous
  • continuity
  • durability
  • enduringness
  • uninterrupted
  • strength


  • incoherence
  • discontinuity
  • weak part
  • strong

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Rhymes with Persistence

  • self-subsistence
  • coexistence
  • subsistence
  • consistence
  • resistence
  • resistance
  • outdistance
  • insistence
  • existence
  • assistance
  • distance

How do you pronounce persistence?

Pronounce persistence as pərˈsɪstəns.

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Sentences with persistence

1. Noun, singular or mass
He may become passionate about something once he understands the importance of hard work and persistence.

Quotes about persistence

1. Growing up in a group home, and with an undiagnosed learning disability to boot, the odds of success were not on my side. But when I joined the high school football team, I learned the value of discipline, focus, persistence, and teamwork - all skills that have proven vital to my career as a C.E.O. and social entrepreneur.
- Darell Hammond

2. A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.
- Elbert Hubbard

3. Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
- Dale Carnegie

2. persistence

noun. ['pɝˈsɪstəns'] persistent determination.


  • determination
  • pertinacity
  • purpose
  • persistency
  • perseverance
  • tenaciousness
  • doggedness


  • inutility
  • destructibility
  • impermanence
  • broken

3. persistence

noun. ['pɝˈsɪstəns'] the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior.


  • perseveration
  • perseverance
  • continuance


  • discontinuation
  • irresoluteness
  • nonfunctional
  • functional