Associations to the word «Perseverance»

Wiktionary

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.

Dictionary definition

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".

Wise words

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Leo Buscaglia