Student Thesaurus

One entry found for persistent.
Entry Word: persistent
Function: adjective
Text: continuing despite difficulties, opposition, or discouragement <although his first attempts were unsuccessful, he was persistent in his pursuit of a career in rock music>
Synonyms dogged, insistent, patient, persevering, pertinacious, tenacious
Related Words assured, certain, dedicated, determined, firm, intent, positive, resolute, resolved, single-minded, sure; hardheaded, headstrong, mulish, obdurate, obstinate, opinionated, peevish, perverse, pigheaded, self-willed, stubborn, unyielding; unfaltering, unhesitating, unwavering; resistant, wayward, wrongheaded; constant, devoted, faithful, good, loyal, staunch (or stanch), steadfast, steady, true; indomitable, unconquerable; hard, inflexible, relentless, stern, unbending, unrelenting, unyielding
Near Antonyms quitting, surrendering, yielding; faltering, hesitant, hesitating, irresolute, vacillating, wavering; disloyal, faithless, false, fickle, inconstant, perfidious, traitorous, treacherous