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persistence

per·sis·tence

persistence

 
pronunciation:
pr sI stns
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of persisting.
definition 2: the quality of being steadfast, determined, stubborn, or insistent.
similar words:
patience
definition 3: the continuation of an effect after the removal of its cause.
the persistence of superstitions about lightning
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derivation: persistency (n.)