Examples of persistence in a sentence
He admired her dogged persistence in pursuing the job.
His persistence in asking for a raise was finally rewarded.
She has shown a lot of persistence.
First Known Use of persistence
PERSISTENCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of persistence for English Language Learners
: the quality that allows someone to continue doing something or trying to do something even though it is difficult or opposed by other people
: the state of occurring or existing beyond the usual, expected, or normal time
PERSISTENCE Defined for Kids
Definition of persistence for Students
1 : the act or fact of stubbornly continuing to do something
2 : the act or fact of continuing to exist longer than usual
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