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per·sis·tent

 (pər-sĭs′tənt)
adj.
1. Refusing to give up or let go; persevering obstinately.
2. Insistently repetitive or continuous: a persistent honking of car horns.
3. Existing or remaining in the same state for an indefinitely long time; enduring: persistent rumors; a persistent infection.
4. Botany Lasting past maturity without falling off, as the calyx on an eggplant or the scales of a pine cone.
5. Zoology Retained permanently, rather than disappearing in an early stage of development: the persistent gills of fishes.

per·sis′tent·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.persistently - in a persistent manner; "he was asking questions, unavoidable questions, persistently..."
2.persistently - with persistence

persistently

adverb
1. continuously, always, constantly, invariably, continually, twenty-four-seven (informal) The trains are persistently late.
2. determinedly, steadily, resolutely, doggedly, single-mindedly Rachel gently but persistently imposed her will on her husband.
Translations
بِمُثابَرَه، بِتَصْميم
úporně
konstant
meî òrautseigju/òrjósku
úporne
vztrajno
inatlaısrarla

persistently

[pəˈsɪstəntlɪ] ADV
1. (= tenaciously) → persistentemente, con persistencia
2. (= continually) → constantemente
he persistently refuses to helpse niega constantemente a prestar su ayuda
the main problem is persistently high inflationel principal problema es un nivel de inflación constantemente elevado

persistently

[pərˈsɪstəntli] adv
(= unfailingly) [high] → invariablement
to be persistently late [person, train] → persister à être en retard
to persistently deny sth → persister à nier qch
(= with determination) → avec persévérancepersistent offender nmultirécidiviste m/fpersistent vegetative state nétat m végétatif chronique, état m végétatif persistant

persistently

adv deny, askbeharrlich; claim, arguehartnäckig; fail, criticizeständig; to persistently break the lawwiederholt das Gesetz brechen; persistently high inflationanhaltend hohe Inflation; to be persistently lateständig spät kommen

persistently

[pəˈsɪstntlɪ] advcon insistenza; (continuously) → continuamente

persist

(pəˈsist) verb
to keep doing, thinking etc in spite of opposition or difficulty; to continue asking, persuading etc. It will not be easy but you will succeed if you persist; He didn't want to tell her, but she persisted (in asking).
perˈsistent adjective
She was persistent in her demands/denials; persistent questions.
perˈsistently adverb
perˈsistence noun
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As the service proceeded, the clergyman drew such pictures of the graces, the winning ways, and the rare promise of the lost lads that every soul there, thinking he recognized these pictures, felt a pang in remembering that he had persistently blinded himself to them always before, and had as persistently seen only faults and flaws in the poor boys.
She had no illness to complain of; she shared willingly in the ever-varying succession of amusements offered to strangers by the ingenuity of the liveliest people in the world--but nothing roused her: she remained persistently dull and weary through it all.
It seemed to her that his big, terrible eyes, which persistently pursued her, expressed a feeling of hatred and contempt, and she tried to avoid meeting him.
But there is no species of self-hypnotism equal to that of a man who gazes persistently at a photograph with the preconceived idea that he is in love with the original of it.
The hardened shameless depravity of the whole composition, from beginning to end--the atrocious perversity of mind which persistently associated me with a calamity for which I was in no sense answerable, and with a death which I had risked my life in trying to avert--so disgusted me, that I was on the point of tearing the letter, when a consideration suggested itself which warned me to wait a little before I destroyed it.
May it please the court, the claim given the front place, the claim most persistently urged, the claim most strenuously and I may even say aggressively and defiantly insisted upon by the prosecution is this--that the person whose hand left the bloodstained fingerprints upon the handle of the Indian knife is the person who committed the murder.
It was not more possible to find social isolation in that town than elsewhere, and two people persistently flirting could by no means escape from "the various entanglements, weights, blows, clashings, motions, by which things severally go on.
She persistently sought to penetrate the reserve in which he had unconsciously enveloped himself.
For a private gentleman to keep the secret under such circumstances would be very difficult, and for a State whose every act is persistently watched by powerful rivals, certainly impossible.
As he stood persistently before his vision, he gave vent to a cry of sharp irritation and agony.
Then he approached Lazarev (who rolled his eyes and persistently gazed at his own monarch), looked round at the Emperor Alexander to imply that what he was now doing was done for the sake of his ally, and the small white hand holding the Order touched one of Lazarev's buttons.
They lied transparently, but persistently, and when caught in one lie explained it away with half a dozen others.