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stick–to–itiveness

noun stick–to–it·ive·ness \stik-ˈtü-ə-tiv-nəs\

: the quality that allows someone to continue trying to do something even though it is difficult or unpleasant

Full Definition of STICK-TO-ITIVENESS

:  dogged perseverance :  tenacity

Origin of STICK-TO-ITIVENESS

from the phrase stick to it
First Known Use: 1867

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