Synonyms for persisting

Grammar : Verb
Spell : per-sist, -zist
Phonetic Transcription : pərˈsɪst, -ˈzɪst

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Définition of persisting

Origin :
  • 1530s, from Middle French persister (14c.), from Latin persistere "abide, continue steadfastly," from per- "thoroughly" (see per) + sistere "come to stand, cause to stand still" (see assist). Related: Persisted; persisting.
  • verb carry on, carry through
Example sentences :
  • Persisting in my friendliness my questions slowly drew him out.
  • Extract from : « The Harbor » by Ernest Poole
  • By persisting in your path, though you forfeit the little you gain the great.
  • Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • But that persisting calm of Mr. Wilding's was too much for old Nick Trenchard.
  • Extract from : « Mistress Wilding » by Rafael Sabatini
  • You see you were wrong in persisting to me that I would not find a fourth husband.
  • Extract from : « A Romance of the West Indies » by Eugne Sue
  • And he, persisting in his tone of reverie—'I do not know—I do not remember.'
  • Extract from : « The Child of Pleasure » by Gabriele D'Annunzio
  • Whitmer was also accused of persisting in the use of tea, coffee, and tobacco.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Mormons » by William Alexander Linn
  • A dominant Idea informs the life of the Tree; persisting, it forms the tree.
  • Extract from : « Progress and History » by Various
  • She read poems, essays, the ideas of the seminary at Marysville persisting in her mind.
  • Extract from : « The Octopus » by Frank Norris
  • If you miss one line you find the idea repeated or persisting in the next.
  • Extract from : « Milton » by Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh
  • Seeing no great use in persisting in the attempt, I gave it up.
  • Extract from : « In the Eastern Seas » by W.H.G. Kingston

Antonyms for persisting

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