The Fullers persevered out of stubbornness, but more important out of an abiding love for their adopted continent.
A century apart, Paul Rosolie and Henry Walter Bates describe their abiding enchantment with the Amazon.
But Washington had more than an abiding sense of civic duty drawing him back into public life: he was broke.
His last book, India and Britannia—An abiding Affair, was published in 2003.
Meanwhile, Ukrainian celebrities have also gone on television to declare their abiding love for a united Ukraine.
Being entirely ignorant of what was going on, the men of this contingent lay close, abiding their time.
But for the exiled heart they are not such, but verities of abiding inspiration.
Although not officially connected with the college, they evidently cherished an abiding interest in its welfare.
Their work among men is the definition of what is, and the abiding by it.
Those who knew her in later years can testify to an abiding charm of personality which time could never efface.
Old English abidan, gebidan "remain, wait, delay, remain behind," from ge- completive prefix (denoting onward motion; see a- (1)) + bidan "bide, remain, wait, dwell" (see bide). Originally intransitive (with genitive of the object: we abidon his "we waited for him"); transitive sense emerged in Middle English. Meaning "to put up with" (now usually negative) first recorded 1520s. Related: Abided; abiding. The historical conjugation is abide, abode, abidden, but the modern formation is now generally weak.