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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
References in classic literature ?
She persistently sought to penetrate the reserve in which he had unconsciously enveloped himself.
The seven hundred inhabitants are all blood-kin to each other, too; they have always been blood-kin to each other for fifteen hundred years; they are simply one large family, and they like the home folks better than they like strangers, hence they persistently stay at home.
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.
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.
Take the night to consider it," interposed Magdalen, keeping her face persistently turned toward the fire; "and tell me what you have decided to do, when you come into my room to-morrow morning.
At first the old man declined, but was persuaded to enter the room, to sit down on the edge of the sofa nearest the door, and at last to draw closer and to seat himself by the beautiful Persian, who urged him so persistently to drink her health that at length he yielded, and took the cup she offered.
He was further annoyed by the jay bird which followed him persistently.
They have persistently grown more elaborate, until today a telephone set, as it stands on a desk, contains as many as one hundred and thirty separate pieces, as well as a saltspoonful of glistening granules of carbon.
It had been ten years since the Russian had escaped the fate of his friend, the arch-fiend Rokoff, and not once, but many times during those ten years had Paulvitch cursed the fate that had given to Nicholas Rokoff death and immunity from suffering while it had meted to him the hideous terrors of an existence infinitely worse than the death that persistently refused to claim him.
It almost seems as though the captain had been seized with some kind of mania before he had got well into blue water, and that this had developed persistently throughout the voyage.
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.
I beg your pardon," said Passepartout persistently.