Definitions For Persistent


  • Never-ceasing
  • Continually recurring to the mind
  • Stubbornly unyielding


  • Retained; not shed

Is Persistent a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Persistent is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Persistent in a Sentence

  • We were nagged by a persistent salesman.
  • He is one of the government's most persistent critics.
  • She has been persistent in pursuing the job.

Synonyms for Persistent

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