Persistent synonyms and antonyms

pər-sĭs'tənt

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Having one's mind made up; decided; resolved
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Firm in asserting a demand or an opinion; unyielding.
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Showing resolution and fortitude; plucky:
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Hardened in wrongdoing or wickedness; stubbornly impenitent:
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Lasting; permanent; durable
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Of a person: given to importunate demands, greedily or thoughtlessly demanding.
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Fixed or unmovable:
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The definition of tenacious is someone or something that holds on firmly.
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Importunate.
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Tending to persevere.
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Unyielding in severity or strictness; unrelenting:
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determined; continuous
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Submissive; obedient
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Being without beginning or end:
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determined; continuous
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Without an end.
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(Proscribed) Forming a continuous series.
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Constant; persistent
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Refusing to yield, obey, or comply; resisting doggedly or unreasonably; resolute or obstinate
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(Music) Held at a certain pitch.
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Conveying a sense of pressing importance:
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The definition of endless is continuing forever, or lasting for a very long time.
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Continuing indefinitely, or during a long period; perpetual; sometimes used, colloquially, as a strong intensive.
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Without, or apparently without, end; lasting, or seeming to last, forever; endless
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Always reliable; certain
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Continuing with no interruption
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Of long duration
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Existing or occurring without interruption or end
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Persisting for an extended period of time.
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Firmly in position; stationary:
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Without break, cessation, or interruption; without intervening time.
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Persevering and careful in work; industrious
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The definition of dogged is stubborn, persistent and not giving up easily.
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Made to withstand repeated use over a relatively long period, usually several years or more:
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Continuously, all day long. From the concept that it happens while the hands of the clock go all the way around.
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Shakespeare
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Not ending; having no end.
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Continually recurring to the mind; unforgettable:
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Remaining steady in affections or loyalties; faithful
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Lasting for a long time; enduring:
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Lasting a long time.
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Functioning a long time; durable:
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Having been done for so long so as to become convention.
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A grammatical intensifier, often used in describing something positive. (Mostly in idioms like good old, big old and little old, any old and some old.)
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Very durable; longlasting
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Having a life cycle of more than two years: said esp. of herbaceous plants that produce flowers and seed from the same root structure year after year
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Without end, eternal.
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Lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual.
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Stubbornly adhering to an opinion, purpose, or course, usually with implied unreasonableness; persistent.
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Not diminishing in intensity, pace, or effort:
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(Botany) Tending to fall early.
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The definition of incessant is continuing without stopping.
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Continuing indefinitely without interruption; unceasing; constant
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Diligent; persevering
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Sullen; gloomy; forbidding
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Made or done without stops:
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Not stopping, relaxing, or slackening; incessant; persistent
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In agreement; compatible:
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Incapable of being changed; unalterable:
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Of long duration
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