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Definitions of persistent

  1. Persistently. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. Remaining beyond the period when parts of the same kind sometimes fall off or are absorbed; permanent; as, persistent teeth or gills; a persistent calyx; - opposed to deciduous, and caducous. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Continuing; constant; persevering; not falling off. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Persisting: tenacious: fixed: (bot.) remaining till or after the fruit is ripe. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Enduring; permanent. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. Firm and persevering in a course or resolve. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Persisting; persevering; remaining till the fruit is ripe. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Constant; continuing; remaining; in bot., not falling off; remaining attached to the axis until the part which bears it is matured. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. Remaining attached till maturation, as a corolla; organs or parts in the adult which normally disappear with larval stage or youth, as gills. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for persistent

  1. It can not be doubted that there is a persistent afflatus connected with that power. – History of American Socialisms by John Humphrey Noyes
  2. Another, very persistent was the view I took of the sufferings of the Saviour of mankind. – Far Away and Long Ago by W. H. Hudson
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