Synonyms for perseverance

Grammar : Noun
Spell : pur-suh-veer-uhns
Phonetic Transcription : ˌpɜr səˈvɪər əns

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Définition of perseverance

Origin :
  • mid-14c., from Old French perseverance "persistence, endurance" (12c., Modern French persévérance) and directly from Latin perseverantia "steadfastness, constancy," from perseverantem (nominative perseverans), from perseverare (see persevere).
  • noun diligence, hard work
Example sentences :
  • I have often heard Pericles speak of his childish obstinacy and perseverance.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • I sincerely wish you, sir, the success your perseverance so well deserves.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • But in his heart, I am sure, he was relieved by my perseverance in the project.
  • Extract from : « In the Valley » by Harold Frederic
  • As to that wretch's perseverance, those only, who know not the man, will wonder at it.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • With a little industry and perseverance wonders might be done in this country.
  • Extract from : « The Field of Ice » by Jules Verne
  • The bears are put off the scent; they have no perseverance, and have grown tired waiting for us.
  • Extract from : « The Field of Ice » by Jules Verne
  • It was his courage and perseverance in remaining four whole winters among the ice.
  • Extract from : « The Field of Ice » by Jules Verne
  • An eminently characteristic anecdote has been told of his perseverance as a boy.
  • Extract from : « Self-Help » by Samuel Smiles
  • The motto of his life was “Perseverance,” and well, he acted up to it.
  • Extract from : « Self-Help » by Samuel Smiles
  • Application and perseverance, and the diligent improvement of opportunities, will do the rest.
  • Extract from : « Self-Help » by Samuel Smiles

Antonyms for perseverance

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