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noun as in steadfastness

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“I think there are many ways in which the persistence of poverty and lack of robust healthcare institutions in low income countries can be attributed to the behaviors and policies and decisions of larger countries,” Wenner says.

Renovation will always incur wreckage, but the key is to rebuild smarter each time, to find the path of persistence.

The first was the persistence and intensity of average temperatures across Siberia this past January to June.

“Patterns of synchronous activity have recently been purposed to underlie the persistence of memories over long periods of time,” wrote the team.

By studying the persistence of that information, Hoyal Cuthill and her colleagues formulated hypotheses about how the rangeomorphs changed throughout their lives.

They are to face oppression with humble persistence and absolute conviction.

That development enabled the persistence of the accelerating pace that started with biological evolution.

In the arc of his life, we see a man who earned his place in history through struggle and shrewdness; persistence and faith.

Because the execution seems to just be a matter of persistence and technology.

The dirty little secret here is the persistence of urban poverty.

I particularly dislike the narrowness of his views, and the persistence with which he upholds them.

He pointed to a needle that was moving with slow certainty and deadly persistence across a graduated dial.

The enlargement or persistence of the thymus can be better recognised, and doctors now seldom fail to notice it.

Once you have learned it, you are either discouraged or fired anew with the persistence of patience.

Psychological reasons for the persistence in religion of a Mother Goddess.

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On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to persistence, such as: endurance, grit, perseverance, stamina, tenacity, and constancy.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.