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
Dave Kallmann ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – Jeremy Clements epitomizes resilience and perseverance.
The words reinforce life’s bounty that waited as a reward for perseverance.
Stories of perseverance and determination have long inspired her.
For one, much of the memoir deals in Knight's personal life via first-person stories of perseverance rather than offer up sage wisdom on how to operate a business.
If Jarrius Robertson's enthusiasm doesn't inspire you, his perseverance will, something Wednesday's award affirms.
Kentan Facey, whose perseverance paid off in a solid senior season, signed to play in Greece's top professional league.
Trump’s address in Warsaw will be an ‘uplifting speech’ that will focus on Poland’s history of perseverance and its national identity.
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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
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