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  • nouninsistence
  • nouncontinuation

synonyms for persistency

  • emphasis
  • importunity
  • insistency
  • perseverance
  • persistence
  • urging

antonyms for persistency

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  • idleness
  • indolence
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How to use persistency in a sentence

This type may be said to be mixed up and continued with more or less persistency to the last, and of this Fig.
ANTONIO STRADIVARIHORACE WILLIAM PETHERICK
The end of the war in 1902 showed the value of his persistency throughout the years of Liberal unpopularity and disunion.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
Catherine had, in the highest degree, the sense of royalty, and she defended it with admirable courage and persistency.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
She mainly devoted herself to Fina and some books lent her by Alick, and kept the house with strange persistency.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
They kept trotting about in circles, and avoided the warriors with a persistency that must have been exasperating to them.
THE YOUNG RANCHERSEDWARD S. ELLIS
But once—having the persistency of the needy—Abi Hafsa scored.
A BOSWELL OF BAGHDADE. V. LUCAS
But nature endowed me with a good degree of persistency, and the next day I started again.
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You'll pardon the persistency of my inquiries, but when you come to public information accuracy is everything.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
All morning, the rain had been beating down with a sullen persistency which Marjorie found distinctly disheartening.
MARJORIE DEAN COLLEGE FRESHMANPAULINE LESTER
On foot the fleet barbarians would run him down with the untiring persistency of bloodhounds.
THE LUCK OF GERARD RIDGELEYBERTRAM MITFORD
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WORDS RELATED TO PERSISTENCY

  • emphasis
  • importunity
  • perseverance
  • persistence
  • persistency
  • pressing
  • urging
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.