continue firmly or obstinately in an opinion or a course of action in spite of difficulty, opposition, or failure.
"the minority of drivers who persist in drinking"
continue to exist; be prolonged.
"if the symptoms persist for more than a few days, contact your doctor"
synonyms: continue, hold, carry on, last, keep on, keep up, remain, linger, stay, endure
"if dry weather persists, water the lawn thoroughly"
"the minority of drivers who persist in drinking"
continue to exist; be prolonged.
by Nikkinicole420 December 17, 2017
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
Same as persistence, but for people that can´t spell.
Message-Persistance is where I store my messages.
by PatteDaKing September 19, 2019