Definition of persistence:
subsistence, duration, continuousness, aspiration, durability, resolve, persistency, tenaciousness, eternity, tenacity, insistence, effort, consistency, insistency, continuum, intentness, survival, attention, will, assiduity, continuity, doggedness, continue, preservation, energy, perseveration, ambition, drive, dynamism, constancy, abidance, permanence, industry, perseverance, exertion, application, motivation, labor, longevity, stability, pains, pertinacity, sedulousness, ceaselessness.
- continuation (part of speech: noun)
resolution (part of speech: noun)
- perseverance (part of speech: noun)
- "The White Peacock", D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence.
- "Natural Law in the Spiritual World", Henry Drummond.
It must be remembered, however, in order to judge of this, that while in the full- grown man the best sign of health is the persistence for years together of the same weight, the case of the child is different.- "The Mother's Manual of Children's Diseases", Charles West, M.D..