1. persistent

adjective. ['pɝˈsɪstənt'] never-ceasing.


  • relentless
  • unrelenting


  • soft
  • tractable
  • compromising

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Words that Rhyme with Persistent

  • self-consistent
  • nonexistent
  • inconsistent
  • consistent
  • resistant
  • insistent
  • existent
  • assistant
  • distant

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Example sentences of the word persistent

1. Noun, singular or mass
If your pain feels extreme and persistent, seek medical assistance immediately.

2. Adjective
If you have a persistent corn that won't go away, see a foot doctor.

Quotes containing the word persistent

1. Achievement is not always success, while reputed failure often is. It is honest endeavor, persistent effort to do the best possible under any and all circumstances.
- Orison Swett Marden

2. Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.
- Albert Einstein

3. Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

2. persistent

adjective. ['pɝˈsɪstənt'] continually recurring to the mind.


  • unforgettable


  • obedient
  • regenerate

3. persistent

adjective. ['pɝˈsɪstənt'] stubbornly unyielding.


  • obstinate
  • dour
  • unregenerate
  • pertinacious
  • tenacious
  • stubborn
  • dogged


  • pleasant
  • saved
  • repentant
  • penitent

4. persistent

adjective. ['pɝˈsɪstənt'] retained; not shed.


  • good-natured