PERSISTENCE

1. perseverance or recurrence of a specific action, procedure , or activity in spite of the ceasing of the originating stimulant. 2. the quality or state of preserving a route of action or continuing at a job and completing it in spite of the opposing forces or effort involved. Commonly referred to as industriousness- or perseverance. 3. perseverance of existence, particularly for longer than is typical or presumed to occur.

PERSISTENCE: "His persistence is somewhat annoying."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PERSISTENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/persistence/ (accessed April 24, 2019).
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