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

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin