Definitions for persistent

Definitions for (adj) persistent

Main entry: relentless, unrelenting, persistent

Definition: never-ceasing

Usage: the relentless beat of the drums

Main entry: persistent, haunting

Definition: continually recurring to the mind

Usage: haunting memories; the cathedral organ and the distant voices have a haunting beauty- Claudia Cassidy

Main entry: lasting, persistent

Definition: retained; not shed

Usage: persistent leaves remain attached past maturity; the persistent gills of fishes

Main entry: unyielding, dogged, dour, tenacious, persistent, pertinacious

Definition: stubbornly unyielding

Usage: dogged persistence; dour determination; the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics; a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it- T.S.Eliot; men tenacious of opinion

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