persevering

[ pur-suh-veer-ing ]
/ ˌpɜr səˈvɪər ɪŋ /

adjective

displaying perseverance; resolutely persistent; steadfast: a persevering student.

Nearby words

  1. perseverance,
  2. perseverant,
  3. perseverate,
  4. perseveration,
  5. persevere,
  6. pershing,
  7. pershing ii,
  8. pershing, john,
  9. pershing, john joseph,
  10. persia

Origin of persevering

First recorded in 1640–50; persevere + -ing2

Related formsper·se·ver·ing·ly, adverbnon·per·se·ver·ing, adjective

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