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persistent

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persistent/pɚˈsɪstənt/adjective
persistent
/pɚˈsɪstənt/
adjective
Learner's definition of PERSISTENT  
[more persistent; most persistent]
: continuing to do something or to try to do something even though it is difficult or other people want you to stop
: continuing beyond the usual, expected, or normal time : not stopping or going away

— persistently

adverb
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