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"


  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)


  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


  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.


  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. Francis Quarles:

    The road to perseverance lies by doubt.

  2. Dorothee Deluzy:

    Perseverance and audacity generally win.

  3. Charles Haddon Spurgeon:

    By perseverance the snail reached the ark.

  4. Siddharth Astir:

    Discipline is the first step towards perseverance.

  5. Siddharth Astir:

    The difference between success and failure is perseverance.

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