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There are times in life where you have to show a tremendous amount of patience to get the thing that you want. During these times perseverance might be the best word to keep in mind to help you move forward.
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OTHER WORDS FROM perseveranceper·se·ver·ant, adjectivenon·per·se·ver·ance, noun
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What does perseverance mean?
Perseverance can also refer to the act of persevering, as in Only through hard work and perseverance will we be able to achieve our goal—it will not be easy.
The word is typically used in a positive way to refer to the quality of someone who doesn’t give up no matter what. A person who keeps trying despite major challenges and setbacks is said to show perseverance.
Example: You showed great perseverance by recovering from your injury to compete at an even higher level.
Where does perseverance come from?
The first records of the word perseverance come from the 1300s. It ultimately derives from the Latin persevērāre, meaning “to persist,” from persevērus, “very strict.”
Perseverance takes strict discipline. People who show perseverance may want to give up, but they keep going. Perseverance is often associated with other qualities that are thought to be essential for achieving success, like patience and a willingness to work hard. But perseverance is more than working hard—it’s continuing to work hard even after failing.
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What are some other forms related to perseverance?
- persevere (verb)
- perseverant (adjective)
What are some synonyms for perseverance?
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How is perseverance used in real life?
Perseverance is almost always discussed as a positive quality.
For decades, Mrs. Campbell was a champion for racial justice and social change, who bolstered her hardscrabble neighborhood and its residents through decades of perseverance and hard work — much of it unpaid. At least, in dollars. https://t.co/yuYHYxBOpP
— Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (@PittsburghPG) September 8, 2018
— NowThis (@nowthisnews) January 23, 2018
When a child learns to walk and falls down 50 times, he never thinks to himself: "maybe this isn't for me?" Learn perseverance from toddlers. ⛱ #YouAreEnough
— SEGA L'éveilleur®🚨 (@segalink) September 6, 2020
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Example sentences from the Web for perseverance
In surveying the damage over several years, Imbolo Mbue crafts an aching narrative about greed, community and perseverance.Here Are the 14 New Books You Should Read in March|Annabel Gutterman|February 26, 2021|Time
The album embodied King’s musical genius, capturing her optimism and perseverance, which enabled her to make it in a man’s world and has given the album great longevity and appeal to fans of all types of music.Fifty years later, ‘Tapestry’s’ hope and optimism still resonates|Tanya Pearson|February 26, 2021|Washington Post
Our perseverance lies in recognizing our reliance on the Earth system, not our dominance of it.
The stories from entrepreneurs who have built successful businesses and the never-ending tales of heartache, perseverance, and resilience.Podcast recommendations for a better life and career from Fortune’s 40 under 40|Aric Jenkins|September 5, 2020|Fortune
The companies that thrived in 2020 mastered the art of perseverance — and how they did so is instructive.Shopify, Chewy and Ally are Resilience Awards finalists|Digiday Awards|September 1, 2020|Digiday
“This is what you call perseverance, ladies and gentlemen,” Greenfield said.How Brooklyn’s First Ice Cream Girl Fought City Hall–and Won|Michael Daly|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With a backbone of steel, she matched her husband in intelligence, perseverance, and strength of spirit.‘The Harness Maker’s Dream:’ The Unlikely Ranch King of Texas|Nick Kotz|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The amount of discipline and perseverance that it takes to train for a fight is incredible.Jesus Said Knock You Out: In ‘Fight Church’ Christians Beat Thy Neighbor|Bryan Storkel|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One thinks of Viktor Frankl here—“What is to give light must endure burning”—and his philosophy of human perseverance.
This ties to me a long history and beautiful culture of accomplishment and perseverance.Conservatives Agree: Barack Obama is ‘The Real Racist'|Jamelle Bouie|February 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She has an obstinacy and a perseverance in sticking at you that drive you almost wild, but make you learn "lots" in the end.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
The students of the great Universities of Scotland offer, perhaps, the most striking proofs of perseverance to be found.Friend Mac Donald|Max O'Rell
Lewis Hayden by perseverance, may yet become a very wealthy man.
There are many Mahomedans among the inhabitants, who surpass the Hindoos in industry and perseverance.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
There is great perseverance, aye, moral courage of no mean order, in his survival in the movement.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman