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From Old French perseverance, from Latin perseverantia

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perseverance (usually uncountable, plural perseverances)

  1. Continuing in a course of action without regard to discouragement, opposition or previous failure.
    • 2004, Chris Wallace, Character: Profiles in Presidential Courage
      It had taken nine years from the evening that Truman first showed up with a pie plate at her mother's door, but his dogged perseverance eventually won him the hand of his boyhood Sunday school crush.

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From Old French perseverance

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perseverance f (uncountable)

  1. perseverance