sticktoitiveness

Main Entry:  sticktoitiveness
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  dogged perseverance; resolute tenacity; also written stick-to-it-ive-ness
Example:  The only way she has published so many books is through stick-to-it-ive-ness.
Etymology:  1909
Usage:  colloquial
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sticktoitiveness definition

[stɪkˈtuɪtɪvnəs]
  1. n.
    tenacity. : The kid has sticktoitiveness. I like that in a kid.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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