“If there is one thing I have learned from this ordeal, it is persistence,” she says.
The dirty little secret here is the persistence of urban poverty.
The results held even after controlling for differences in persistence of symptoms, as well as age and type of menopause.
To the persistence of this civil-rights movement, the collapse of the Islamic republic is almost irrelevant.
She has retained her persistence and drive and has managed to capture a new sense of normal.
It is to find the persistence of this influence that we search her history.
His kingdoms were suffering from the persistence of old institutions and mores.
Let us begin with the conservation of energy, or, as Herbert Spencer used to call it, the persistence of force.
In the hammering of 1864 and 1865 it was his persistence and moral courage that won the day.
But even her persistence was not proof against the coldness of the young lady of the house, and finally she ceased to come at all.
1540s, from Middle French persistance, from persistant "lasting, enduring, permanent," from Latin persistentem (nominative persistens), present participle of persistere (see persist). Often spelled persistance 16c. Related: Persistency.
persistence per·sist·ence (pər-sĭs'təns, -zĭs'-)
Continuance of an effect after the cause is removed.
Continuance of a part or an organ, rather than having it disappear in an early stage of development.