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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Persistence \Per*sist"ence\, Persistency \Per*sist"en*cy\, noun [See {Persistent}.]

1. The quality or state of being persistent; staying or continuing quality; hence, in an unfavorable sense, doggedness; obstinacy.

2. The continuance of an effect after the cause which first gave rise to it is removed; as: (a) (Physics) The persistence of motion. (b) (Physiol.) Visual persistence, or persistence of the visual impression; auditory persistence, etc.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

persistency

noun

1: persistent determination [syn: {doggedness}, {perseverance}, {persistence}, {persistency}, {tenacity}, {tenaciousness}, {pertinacity}]


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