Associations to the word «Perseverance»
PERSEVERANCE, noun. Continuing in a course of action without regard to discouragement, opposition or previous failure.
PERSEVERANCE OF THE SAINTS, noun. (theology) A Christian doctrine, one of the five points of Calvinism, stating that true believers in Jesus Christ's substitutionary atonement on the cross (the "saints") cannot relapse and are predestined to salvation.
PERSEVERANCE, noun. Persistent determination.
PERSEVERANCE, noun. The act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior; "his perseveration continued to the point where it was no longer appropriate".
In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.