haunting vs persistent what difference

what is difference between haunting and persistent

English

Verb

haunting

  1. present participle of haunt
    A ghost was haunting the house.

Adjective

haunting (comparative more haunting, superlative most haunting)

  1. Remaining in the mind; not easily forgotten.
    He had a haunting gaze.

Translations

Noun

haunting (plural hauntings)

  1. A particular instance of haunting; a ghostly habitation.
    During the haunting, strange voices and noises were heard and objects flew off tables.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Nighantu, nighantu, unhating


English

Etymology

From Latin persistēns, present participle of persistō (to continue steadfastly). Synchronically analyzable as persist +‎ -ent.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /pɚˈsɪstənt/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /pəˈsɪstənt/
  • Hyphenation: per‧sis‧tent

Adjective

persistent (comparative more persistent, superlative most persistent)

  1. Obstinately refusing to give up or let go.
    She has had a persistent cough for weeks.
  2. Insistently repetitive.
    There was a persistent knocking on the door.
  3. Indefinitely continuous.
    There have been persistent rumours for years.
  4. (botany) Lasting past maturity without falling off.
    Pine cones have persistent scales.
  5. (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.
  6. (mathematics) Describing a fractal process that has a positive Brown function
  7. (mathematics, stochastic processes, of a state) non-transient.

Related terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • pin setters, pin-setters, pinsetters, presentist, prettiness, serpentist

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin persistēns.

Adjective

persistent (masculine and feminine plural persistents)

  1. persistent

Derived terms

  • persistentment

Related terms

  • persistència
  • persistir

Further reading

  • “persistent” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “persistent” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “persistent” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “persistent” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

French

Pronunciation

  • Homophones: persiste, persistes

Verb

persistent

  1. third-person plural present indicative of persister
  2. third-person plural present subjunctive of persister

Latin

Verb

persistent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of persistō

Romanian

Etymology

From French persistant.

Adjective

persistent m or n (feminine singular persistentă, masculine plural persistenți, feminine and neuter plural persistente)

  1. persistent

Declension


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