Synonyms of persistent


1. persistent, relentless, unrelenting, continual (vs. sporadic)

usage: never-ceasing; "the relentless beat of the drums"

2. haunting, persistent, unforgettable (vs. forgettable)

usage: continually recurring to the mind; "haunting memories"; "the cathedral organ and the distant voices have a haunting beauty"- Claudia Cassidy

3. persistent (vs. caducous), lasting

usage: retained; not shed; "persistent leaves remain attached past maturity"; "the persistent gills of fishes"

4. dogged, dour, persistent, pertinacious, tenacious, unyielding, stubborn (vs. docile), obstinate, unregenerate

usage: stubbornly unyielding; "dogged persistence"; "dour determination"; "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"; "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot; "men tenacious of opinion"

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