perseverance

  • 1 persévérance — [ pɛrseverɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1160 « continuité d un état de choses »; lat. perseverantia ♦ Action de persévérer, qualité, conduite d une personne qui persévère. ⇒ constance, entêtement, insistance, obstination, opiniâtreté, 1. patience, ténacité,… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Perseverance — may refer to: Perseverance (solitaire), a card game Perseverance (born 1977), American fighter Brock Lesnar Perseverance (steam locomotive) Perseverance was the name of the steam boat built by John Fitch and successfully demonstrated in 1787 on… …

    Wikipedia

  • 3 perseverance — Perseverance. s. f. Qualité de celuy qui persevere. Perseverance dans le travail. cela demande une grande perseverance. c est une perseverance loüable. il a obtenu cet employ par sa longue perseverance. une grande perseverance dans l oraison,… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 4 Perseverance — Студийный альбом …

    Википедия

  • 5 Perseverance — Per se*ver ance, n. [F. pers[ e]v[ e]rance, L. perseverantia.] 1. The act of persevering; persistence in anything undertaken; continued pursuit or prosecution of any business, or enterprise begun. The king becoming graces . . . perseverance,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 perseverance — (n.) mid 14c., from Fr. persévérance (12c.), from L. perseverantia, from perseverantem, from perseverare (see PERSEVERE (Cf. persevere)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 perseverance — I noun application, backbone, constancy, continuance, continuation, determination, devotion, diligence, doggedness, endurance, firmness of purpose, indefatigableness, industry, intransigency, obduracy, obduration, obstinacy, patience, persistence …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 perseverance — [n] diligence, hard work backbone*, constancy, continuance, cool, dedication, determination, doggedness, drive, endurance, grit*, guts*, immovability, indefatigability, moxie*, persistence, pertinacity, pluck*, prolonging, purposefulness,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 perseverance — Perseverance, Pertinacia, Patientia, Perseuerantia, Permansio …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 10 perseverance — [pʉr΄sə vir′əns] n. [OFr < L perseverantia < perseverans, prp. of perseverare: see PERSEVERATE] 1. the act of persevering; continued, patient effort 2. the quality of one who perseveres; persistence 3. in Calvinism, the continuance in grace …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 persévérance — (pèr sé vé ran s ) s. f. Qualité de celui qui persévère. •   La persévérance n est digne ni de blâme ni de louange, parce qu elle n est que la durée des goûts et des sentiments qu on ne s ôte et qu on ne se donne point, LA ROCHEFOUC. Max. 177.… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 12 perseverance — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great, incredible, sheer ▪ dogged, untiring VERB + PERSEVERANCE ▪ have ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 PERSÉVÉRANCE — s. f. Qualité ou action de celui qui persévère. Persévérance dans le travail. Persévérance dans le bien, dans le mal. Cela demande une grande persévérance, une longue persévérance. C est une persévérance louable. La persévérance filiale. Il a… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 14 PERSÉVÉRANCE — n. f. Qualité ou action de celui qui persévère. Persévérance dans le travail. Persévérance dans le bien, dans le mal. Ce travail demande une longue persévérance. Il fait preuve d’une louable persévérance. Il a obtenu cet emploi par sa… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 15 perseverance — n. 1) to display perseverance 2) perseverance at, in 3) the perseverance to + inf. (she had enough perseverance to finish) * * * [ˌpɜːsɪ vɪ(ə)r(ə)ns] in to display perseverance perseverance at the perseverance to + inf. (she had enough… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 Perseverance — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Perseverance >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 perseverance perseverance Sgm: N 1 continuance continuance &c.(inaction) 143 Sgm: N 1 permanence permanence &c.(absence of change) 141 Sgm: N 1 firmness firmness &c.(stability) …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17 perseverance — perseverant, adj. /perr seuh vear euhns/, n. 1. steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, etc., esp. in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement. 2. Theol. continuance in a state of grace to the end, leading to… …

    Universalium

  • 18 perseverance — per•se•ver•ance [[t]ˌpɜr səˈvɪər əns[/t]] n. steady persistence in a course of action, a purpose, a state, etc., esp. in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement • Etymology: 1300–50; ME perseveraunce < MF perseverance < L… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 perseverance — noun a) continuing in a course of action without regard to discouragement, opposition or previous failure It had taken nine years from the evening that first showed up with a pie plate at her mothers door, but his dogged perseverance eventually… …

    Wiktionary

  • 20 perseverance — Rarely mentioned in the Bible as a virtue but perseverance in prayer is commended (Eph. 6:18); it is the theme of the parable [[➝ parables]] of the unjust judge (Luke 18:2–8) …

    Dictionary of the Bible