But, with a persistency that was exasperatingalarmingthe storm continued to expend its fury.
No less remarkable than the persistency of the mores is their changeableness and variation.
Measured by this test of creative power and its persistency, how variable is the duration of human life!
Emily told her tale, and told it in a manner which left no doubt of her persistency.
Never did I see a finer exhibition of power and persistency, amid constant singing, jokes, and sportive tricks.
The persistency of this passion had irritated him like a problem.
Such unalterable contentment, such hardiness and persistency, are enough to put the stoutest of us to shame.
This persistency had struck the savant, and he asked a mutual friend to introduce him.
An enmity of peculiar strength and persistency kept the communities asunder from age to age.
The judge and the lookers-on were puzzled by this persistency.
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.