Definition of Persistent


  • stubbornly unyielding
    "dogged persistence"
    "dour determination"
    "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"
    "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot
    "men tenacious of opinion"
  • retained
    not shed
    "persistent leaves remain attached past maturity"
    "the persistent gills of fishes"
  • continually recurring to the mind
    "haunting memories"
    "the cathedral organ and the distant voices have a haunting beauty"- Claudia Cassidy
  • never-ceasing
    "the relentless beat of the drums"
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Word games points for the Persistent

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Unscramble persistent

673 unscramble word found using the letters persistent.

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