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Noun: perseverance  ,pur-su'veer-un(t)s
  1. Persistent determination
    - doggedness, persistence, persistency, tenacity, tenaciousness, pertinacity, pertinaciousness
  2. The act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behaviour
    "his perseverance continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate";
    - persistence, perseveration

Derived forms: perseverances

Type of: continuance, continuation, determination, purpose

Encyclopedia: Perseverance