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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Persistent determination.

Usage examples (32)
  • But the landlady had the pertinacity and also the cunning to demand what she needed.
  • I object to something which is conceited and small-minded; but which also has that kind of pertinacity which always belongs to lunatics.
  • She had the kind of pertinacity that sever admits being out of depth, the happy buoyancy that does not require to feel the bottom under one's feet.
  • The intruder stuck to his guns with respectful pertinacity. for more
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