Peristent vs. Persistent: What's the Difference?
"Peristent" is an incorrect spelling; the correct spelling is "persistent." Persistent means enduring or constant over a long period.
Which is correct: Peristent or Persistent
How to spell Persistent?
Peristent is Incorrect
Persistent is Correct
Think of the word "sister" which is nested inside "persistent," helping you remember the correct sequence of letters.
Note that "persistent" has a "tent" at the end, just like "existent" and "insistent."
Remember the root word "persist," which aligns perfectly with "persistent."
Recall that "persistent" starts with "per-" like "perform" or "perfect," not "par-" or "pir-."
Associate the word with "consistency" to remember that it also has the "sist" in the middle.
Peristent and Persistent Definitions
Peristent is an incorrect spelling of persistent.
Showing steady and constant devotion or support.
He was persistent in his attempts to finish the project.
Continuously repeated or prolonged.
Persistent rumors plagued the community.
Continuing to exist or endure over a long period.
She made persistent efforts to learn the language.
Not disappearing or weakening; lasting.
A persistent headache.
Difficult to remove or eradicate.
A persistent stain on the shirt.
Refusing to give up or let go; persevering obstinately.
Insistently repetitive or continuous
A persistent honking of car horns.
Existing or remaining in the same state for an indefinitely long time; enduring
A persistent infection.
(Botany) Lasting past maturity without falling off, as the calyx on an eggplant or the scales of a pine cone.
(Zoology) Retained permanently, rather than disappearing in an early stage of development
The persistent gills of fishes.
Obstinately refusing to give up or let go.
She has had a persistent cough for weeks.
There was a persistent knocking on the door.
There have been persistent rumours for years.
(botany) Lasting past maturity without falling off.
Pine cones have persistent scales.
(computing) Of data or a data structure: not transient or temporary, but remaining in existence after the termination of the program that creates it.
Once written to a disk file, the data becomes persistent: it will still be there tomorrow when we run the next program.
(mathematics) Describing a fractal process that has a positive Brown function
Inclined to persist; having staying qualities; tenacious of position or purpose.
Remaining beyond the period when parts of the same kind sometimes fall off or are absorbed; permanent; as, persistent teeth or gills; a persistent calyx; - opposed to deciduous, and caducous.
The relentless beat of the drums
Continually recurring to the mind;
The cathedral organ and the distant voices have a haunting beauty
Retained; not shed;
Persistent leaves remain attached past maturity
The persistent gills of fishes
What is the verb form of persistent?
What is the pronunciation of persistent?
Why is it called persistent?
It's derived from the Latin word "persistens," meaning to continue steadfastly.
What is the root word of persistent?
Which vowel is used before persistent?
'E' is used before "persistent."
Which article is used with persistent?
"The" or "a" can be used depending on the context.
Is persistent an adverb?
Which conjunction is used with persistent?
"And," "but," "or," depending on the context.
What is the singular form of persistent?
Persistent (it's an adjective, so it doesn't have a plural form).
What is the plural form of persistent?
N/A, it's an adjective.
Is persistent an abstract noun?
Is persistent a vowel or consonant?
Begins with a consonant ('P').
Which preposition is used with persistent?
"In" and "about," depending on the context.
Is persistent a negative or positive word?
Neutral; can be positive or negative based on context.
Is persistent a collective noun?
Is the persistent term a metaphor?
What is a stressed syllable in persistent?
The second syllable, "sist."
What is another term for persistent?
Is the word persistent imperative?
Is persistent a noun or adjective?
How many syllables are in persistent?
What part of speech is persistent?
What is the opposite of persistent?
Which determiner is used with persistent?
"The," "this," "that," depending on the context.
What is the first form of persistent?
Persistent (it's an adjective, so it doesn't have different forms).
What is the third form of persistent?
Is persistent a countable noun?
No, it's an adjective.
How do we divide persistent into syllables?
What is the second form of persistent?
How is persistent used in a sentence?
"His persistent dedication led to his eventual success."
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