Meaning of persistent

Definition of persistent

(adj) never-ceasing; "the relentless beat of the drums"
continually recurring to the mind; "haunting memories"; "the cathedral organ and the distant voices have a haunting beauty"- Claudia Cassidy
retained; not shed; "persistent leaves remain attached past maturity"; "the persistent gills of fishes"
stubbornly unyielding; "dogged persistence"; "dour determination"; "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"; "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot; "men tenacious of opinion"

Other information on persistent

WIKIPEDIA results for persistent
Amazon results for persistent