Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Enduring; permanent.

Part of speech: adjective

Firm and persevering in a course or resolve.

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Usage examples "persistent":

  1. Finally there was Pamela's persistent presence at Millie Stretton's house this afternoon. - "The Truants", A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason.
  2. You see, Nan, he is so persistent,- and in such a nice, kind way. - "Patty Blossom", Carolyn Wells.
  3. About midnight there was a vigorous and persistent shaking of the screen door. - "The Desert Fiddler", William H. Hamby.