The intense festering desire to make others comply with expectations you have set out for them.
She was persistant in her effort to tame this wild stallion.

Tsprout is often persistant when dealing with Ev.
by Universalman177 August 25, 2020
The act of continuing to pursue a someone even after being blown off multiple times.
I hope that dude's persistence pays off and Miss McDonald goes out with him.
by i.m. urbanized January 28, 2016
relentless. the act of continuing to pursue a goal after many failed attempts.
that dude sure must like miss mcdonald. he keeps going after her even after being blown off multiple times. i hope his persistence eventually pays off !!
by i.m. urbanized January 30, 2016
the act of continuing to chase a female interest. not giving up. the pursuit of a female "dime" even after multiple rejections.
after 3 years, that dude's persistence finally paid off with miss mcdonald. he wore her down and now she iloves the "mantention" he gives her. boom !!
by i.m. urbanized January 15, 2017
Unrelenting, someone who never gives up. Ceaseless.

Note: in no way related to a certain Erich who in fact notably fails at persistence.
Erich, being persistent is not your forte. You give in too easily.
by Never Gives Up April 18, 2011
continuing firmly or obstinately in a course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition.
"rain will persistently affect many areas"
by Benter October 8, 2013