What does perseverance mean?

Definitions for perseveranceˌpɜr səˈvɪər əns

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word perseverance.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. doggedness, perseverance, persistence, persistency, tenacity, tenaciousness, pertinacity(noun)

    persistent determination

  2. perseverance, persistence, perseveration(noun)

    the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior

    "his perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate"

Wiktionary

  1. perseverance(Noun)

    continuing in a course of action without regard to discouragement, opposition or previous failure.

  2. perseverance(Noun)

    persistent determination to adhere to a plan of direction; insistence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Perseverance(noun)

    the act of persevering; persistence in anything undertaken; continued pursuit or prosecution of any business, or enterprise begun

  2. Perseverance(noun)

    discrimination

  3. Perseverance(noun)

    continuance in a state of grace until it is succeeded by a state of glory; sometimes called final perseverance, and the perseverance of the saints. See Calvinism

Freebase

  1. Perseverance

    Perseverance is the second studio release and the major-label debut by the American Metalcore band Hatebreed. It was released in 2002 by Universal Records. "I Will Be Heard" is featured in the movie xXx and on its soundtrack.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of perseverance in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of perseverance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Edith Eva Eger:

    Auschwitz gave me a tremendous gift in some ways, that I can guide people to have resilience and perseverance.

  2. Mark Twain:

    The miracle, or the power, that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application, and perseverance under the prompting of a brave, determined spirit.

  3. Vivian Joseph:

    An Olympic medal is the ultimate sports symbol of hard work, sacrifice and the perseverance of athletes, parents and coaches, we are happy the issue of our medal has finally been resolved.

  4. Archbishop Jerome Listecki:

    This has been a long process filled with prayer, patience and perseverance, but I am pleased to have reached the goal of providing compensation to those who have been harmed; creating a path toward healing; and allowing the church to continue its mission.

  5. Aaron Schock:

    Few faced as many defeats in his personal business and public life as he did. His continued perseverance in the face of these trials -- never giving up -- is something all of us Americans should be inspired by, especially when going through a valley in life.

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