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Perseverance

perseverance

1. The act of persevering; persistence in anything undertaken; continued pursuit or prosecution of any business, or enterprise begun. The king-becoming graces . . . Perseverance, mercy, lowliness. Whose constant perseverance overcame Whate'er his cruel malice could invent. (milton)

2. Discrimination.

3. Continuance in a state of grace until it is succeeded by a state of glory; sometimes called final perseverance, and the perseverance of the saints. See Calvinism.

Synonym: persistence, steadfastness, constancy, steadiness, pertinacity.

Origin: F. Perseverance, L. Perseverantia.


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... world never finished their formal schooling but they were all successful. Maybe there's something in their attitude, their determination and perseverance to what they have had believed. The way we adapt to different changes may affect this "luck' thing also. So if you have a more positive ...

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