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inveteracy

[in-vet-er-uh-see] /ɪnˈvɛt ər ə si/
noun
1.
the quality or state of being inveterate or deeply ingrained:
the inveteracy of people's prejudices.
Origin
1710-1720
1710-20; inveter(ate) + -acy
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Word Origin and History for inveteracy
n.

1690s, from inveterate + -cy.

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