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 perseverance paid off for Wesley who, after that first year, received a scholarship from Self.
Not that anybody else doesn’t deserve it, but there’s some special recognition that needs to go his way because of the perseverance aspect of it.
USA Women's Sled Hockey goalie Gabby Graves-Wake talks on her recovery and perseverance through adaptive sports.
Counsell, regarded as a grinder himself during his lengthy major-league career, tipped his cap to Zagurski's perseverance.
Devils veteran Brian Boyle won the Masterton Trophy for perseverance and dedication to hockey after putting together an All-Star season in the wake of his cancer diagnosis and health problems for his young son.
New Jersey veteran Brian Boyle won the Masterton Trophy for perseverance and dedication to hockey after putting together an All-Star season in the wake of his cancer diagnosis and healthy problems for his young son.
Although the sentiment of triumph and perseverance was the same, the French lyrics and more mellow rendition make these two songs ying and yang.
Freddie Sherrill, a 65-year-old, embodies determination and perseverance.
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PERSEVERANCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of perseverance for English Language Learners
: the quality that allows someone to continue trying to do something even though it is difficult
PERSEVERANCE Defined for Kids
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