stick-to-itiveness

noun
stick-to-it·​ive·​ness | \ stik-ˈtü-ə-tiv-nəs How to pronounce stick-to-itiveness (audio) \

Definition of stick-to-itiveness

: dogged perseverance : tenacity

First Known Use of stick-to-itiveness

1859, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for stick-to-itiveness

from the phrase stick to it

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The first known use of stick-to-itiveness was in 1859

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“Stick-to-itiveness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stick-to-itiveness. Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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stick-to-itiveness

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English Language Learners Definition of stick-to-itiveness

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

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