Definition of Persistence:

  1. Length of time a substance stays in an environment (or body organs) after its introduction. Whereas some substances persist for less than one second, others (such as heavy metals, pesticides, plastics) may persist indefinitely. See also bioaccumulation.

  2. Firm or obstinate continuance in a course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition.

Synonyms of Persistence

Abidingness, Accordance, Adhesiveness, Age, Antiquity, Application, Assiduity, Assiduousness, Bulldog tenacity, Bullheadedness, Calm, Changelessness, Cohesiveness, Commitment, Concentration, Consistency, Consonance, Constancy, Continualness, Continuance, Continuation, Continuity, Correspondence, Course, Decidedness, Decision, Decisiveness, Dedication, Defeat of time, Defiance of time, Definiteness, Demandingness, Determinateness, Determination, Determinedness, Devotion, Diligence, Diuturnity, Dogged perseverance, Doggedness, Durability, Durableness, Duration, Earnestness, Endurance, Engrossment, Equability, Equanimity, Equilibrium, Evenness, Exigency, Extension, Fidelity, Firmness, Fixedness, Frozenness, Gluiness, Glutinosity, Grit, Gumminess, Hardening, Homogeneity, Immobility, Immovability, Immovableness, Immutability, Importunacy, Importunateness, Importunity, Indefatigability, Industriousness, Industry, Insistence, Insistency, Invariability, Invariableness, Inveteracy, Lastingness, Lengthening, Long standing, Long-lastingness, Long-livedness, Longevity, Loyalty, Maintenance, Monolithism, Obduracy, Obstinacy, Patience, Patience of Job, Perdurability, Perennation, Permanence, Permanency, Perpetualness, Perpetuation, Perpetuity, Perseverance, Persistency, Pertinaciousness, Pertinacity, Plodding, Pluck, Plugging, Preoccupation, Pressingness, Pressure, Progress, Progression, Prolongation, Protraction, Purpose, Purposefulness, Pursuance, Quiescence, Relentlessness, Repetition, Resoluteness, Resolution, Resolve, Resolvedness, Retention, Rigidity, Run, Sedulity, Sedulousness, Self-will, Seriousness, Sincerity, Single-mindedness, Singleness of purpose, Slogging, Snugness, Solidity, Stability, Stamina, Standing, Stasis, Staying power, Steadfastness, Steadiness, Stick-to-itiveness, Stickiness, Straight course, Stubbornness, Survival, Survivance, Sustained action, Sustenance, Tackiness, Tenaciousness, Tenacity, Tightness, Tirelessness, Torpor, Total commitment, Toughness, Unchangeability, Unchangingness, Uniformity, Uninterrupted course, Unity, Unremittingness, Unruffledness, Unswerving attention, Urgency, Viscidity, Viscosity, Way, Will, Perseverance, Tenacity, Determination, Resolve, Resolution, Resoluteness, Staying power, Purposefulness, Firmness of purpose, Patience, Endurance, Application, Diligence, Sedulousness, Dedication, Commitment, Doggedness, Persistency, Pertinacity, Assiduity, Assiduousness, Steadfastness, Tirelessness, Indefatigability, Stamina

How to use Persistence in a sentence?

  1. Companies must have patience and persistence, but the rewards are there.

Meaning of Persistence & Persistence Definition