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Definition of the adjective persevering

What does persevering mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more persevering / most persevering

  1. quietly and steadily persevering especially in detail or exactness
    • example: with persevering (or patient) industry she revived the failing business
    • synonym of persevering: diligent
    • similar: patient

Alternative definition of the adjective persevering


  1. Tending to persevere.

Definition of the noun persevering

What does persevering mean as a name of something?


  1. See perseverance.

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Google previewNew Zealand Māori Word Encyclopedia (2007)

by Sally-Anne Lambert

To persist in whakakeke Patient / Persistent mfinawanawa Determined / Obstinate pfikeke Showing determination / Persevering / Persisting kawe Obstinate / Persisting / Persistent / Being eagerly intent ngana Persisting takakawe / hohota ...

Google previewA Dictionary in Hindee and English (1870)

by Joseph T. Thompson

Active, persevering. seta TT oothulna, v. n. To overturn, to overset. swaragrar oothul-poothul, adj. Topsy turvy, Riggledy piggledy. s. f. Confusion, interchange. - - SETFIT oothla, adj. Shallow. - SETTTTTT oothlana, v. a. To cause to turn. over or ...

Google previewThe general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers (1815)

by New and general biographical dictionary

others, affords the fairest oppor- tunies for the exertion of genuine talents and persevering industry ; whether the object be the gratification of ambition in the attainment of the highest honours in the state, or the possession of abundant wealth.

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Quotes about persevering

It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and persevering courtship. Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment, it will not be created for years or even generations. (Kahlil Gibran)
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Scrabble value of P3E1R1S1E1V4E1R1I1N1G2

The value of this 11-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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