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See definition of persistently on Dictionary.com
  • as inbusily
  • as inconsistently
  • as infirmly
  • as inhard
  • as ininterminably
  • as inobstinately

synonyms for persistently

  • ardently
  • assiduously
  • carefully
  • diligently
  • eagerly
  • earnestly
  • energetically
  • enthusiastically
  • hastily
  • hurriedly
  • laboriously
  • nimbly
  • painstakingly
  • purposefully
  • restlessly
  • vigorously
  • agilely
  • animatedly
  • arduously
  • briskly
  • expeditiously
  • fervently
  • indefatigably
  • industriously
  • like all get out
  • like the devil
  • like the dickens
  • perseveringly
  • seriously
  • speedily
  • spiritedly
  • strenuously
  • studiously
  • unremittingly
  • unweariedly
  • vigilantly
  • vivaciously
  • zealously
  • adamantly
  • decisively
  • doggedly
  • resolutely
  • staunchly
  • steadfastly
  • strictly
  • stubbornly
  • tenaciously
  • unwaveringly
  • constantly
  • indefatigably
  • intently
  • obdurately
  • obstinately
  • perseveringly
  • pertinaciously
  • purposefully
  • stolidly
  • through thick and thin
  • unchangeably
  • with heavy hand

antonyms for persistently

MOST RELEVANT
  • idly
  • inactively
  • quietly
  • never
  • indefinitely
  • weakly
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    How to use persistently in a sentence

    Drifting at the edge of consciousness, I delighted, despite the persistent wedgie, in the image of stars through foliage, a glittering universe beyond cracks in the ever-shifting crown.
    ON SLEEPING IN THE LARGEST ORGANISM ON EARTHLEATH TONINONOVEMBER 19, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
    Women’s persistent underrepresentation is problematic for many reasons.
    THE U.S. IS TOO FAR BEHIND THE REST OF THE WORLD WHEN IT COMES TO WOMEN IN GOVERNMENTJAKEMETHNOVEMBER 16, 2020FORTUNE
    The forecastThe weather is not looking great as of early in the week, especially for the first round on Thursday, when the forecast calls for persistent thunderstorms that will bring possibly heavy rain pretty much all day.
    THE MASTERS IN 2020 WILL BE UNLIKE ANY OTHER. HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.MATT BONESTEELNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    What they will look like still seems highly uncertain, but there’s little doubt that our persistent presence in space won’t be coming to an end anytime soon.
    THE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION IS AILING. ITS REPLACEMENT WILL SHAPE THE FUTURE OF SPACE EXPLORATIONEDD GENTNOVEMBER 9, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
    There’s a persistent perception that chain waxing is a difficult, arcane process that takes a lot of work.
    YOU SHOULD HOT-WAX YOUR BIKE CHAINS. HERE'S WHY.JOE LINDSEYNOVEMBER 6, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
    That could bring into view a broader principle of how memories form, which could in turn point toward therapies for conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder or Alzheimer’s disease, in which memories are too persistent or not persistent enough.
    BRAIN CELL DNA REFOLDS ITSELF TO AID MEMORY RECALLELENA RENKENNOVEMBER 2, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
    Two indicators — feeling hopeless and having low self-esteem — are among the symptoms of persistent depressive disorder, a psychiatric condition consisting of a depressed mood that lasts for at least two years in adults.
    ‘DEATHS OF DESPAIR’ ARE RISING. IT’S TIME TO DEFINE DESPAIRBRUCE BOWERNOVEMBER 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
    Although major, persistent conspiracy theories like QAnon have attached themselves strongly to the US right wing, anyone can be vulnerable to sharing misinformation.
    HOW TO AVOID SHARING BAD INFORMATION ABOUT THE ELECTIONABBY OHLHEISERNOVEMBER 2, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
    Cyprus, in particular, has struggled with persistent outages for years now, affecting both maritime and air traffic, as Fortune reported in January as part of a series on the impact of disrupted GPS on the maritime sector.
    PLANES CONTINUE TO FLY INTO A GPS DARK HOLE OVER THE MEDITERRANEAN, PUZZLING EXPERTSKDUNN6NOVEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
    That’s motivating them to overcome persistent obstacles to voting, said Mary Kay Henry, international president of the Service Employees International Union.
    WHO IS VOTING? WHO IS WINNING? EARLY VOTE ONLY OFFERS CLUESRACHEL SCHALLOMOCTOBER 31, 2020FORTUNE
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