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Definition of perseverance:

  1. 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.
  2. Discrimination.
  3. The act of persevering; persistence in anything undertaken; continued pursuit or prosecution of any business, or enterprise begun.


pains, attention, constancy, application, continuity, persistence, intentness, aspiration, industry, labor, ambition, doggedness, tenaciousness, persistency, drive, effort, insistence, tenacity, continue, dynamism, perseveration, resolve, pertinacity, will, exertion, motivation, sedulousness, assiduity, insistency, energy.

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