Examples of perseverance in a Sentence
- The great international collectors and curators, once celebrated for their perceptiveness and perseverance, are now regularly deplored as traffickers in, or receivers of, stolen goods. —Kwame Anthony Appiah, New York Review of Books, 9 Feb. 2006
- … a cavalcade of black and brown and female faces spinning stories of hardship and triumph through perseverance. —Michelle Cottle, New Republic, 14 Aug. 2000
- … he had no-nonsense coaches with hearts of gold who taught him discipline; he learned perseverance from a father who sent him back out to fight after he took a licking … —Jack McCallum, Sports Illustrated, 14 Dec. 1998
His perseverance was rewarded: after many rejections, he finally found a job.
Perseverance is required to perfect just about any skill.
Recent Examples of perseverance from the Web
The book makes a case for determination, perseverance, and patience to bring about necessary change.
As the first woman and African-American woman to lead the utility since it was formed 200 years ago, Bailey has demonstrated an unrelenting drive, perseverance, consistent goals and perpetual optimism that have led her to the top of her profession.
Hell of a week, softened by the outpouring of messages from so many of you, offering prayers, condolences, stories of perseverance in the wake of similar untimely deaths.
This is a metaphor for perseverance in the face of nearly certain defeat.
But fitness, strength and perseverance in the face of fatigue alone are not enough to win.
Applicants are also judged for on their academic accomplishments, leadership skills, perseverance, moral character and service to the community and their Boys & Girls Club.
Justin Rose gives a lesson in perseverance Justin Rose made a triple-bogey 7 on his second hole of the day and found himself +4 through six holes.
Mattingly said Ureña’s turnaround in a year going from the uncertainty of possibly not even making the Marlins’ roster last spring to topping its rotation is an example of perseverance for the team’s young prospects.
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PERSEVERANCE Defined for English Language Learners
: the quality that allows someone to continue trying to do something even though it is difficult
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