perseverance definition

  • noun:
    • Steady perseverance in staying with a course of action, a belief, or an intention; steadfastness.
    • Christianity The Calvinistic doctrine that people who have been plumped for by Jesus will continue in a state of sophistication into the end and will eventually be conserved.
    • Continuing in a training course of activity without regard to discouragement, opposition or previous failure.
    • Persistent determination to adhere to a plan of direction; insistence.
    • The work of persevering; determination in everything undertaken; proceeded pursuit or prosecution of every business, or enterprise started.
    • Discrimination.
    • Continuance in a state of elegance until it is succeeded by circumstances of fame; occasionally known as last tenacity, and the tenacity of the saints. See Calvinism.
    • The act or practice of persevering; determination in anything done; continued goal or prosecution of any business or enterprise started; regular persistency in almost any state or strategy: used alike to good and bad.
    • In theology, continuance in circumstances of sophistication, leading eventually to a state of fame: sometimes known as last persistence. See persistence of the saints, here.
    • See perceiverance.
    • persistent determination
    • the work of persisting or persevering; continuing or saying behavior

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