pertinacity definition

  • noun:
    • The quality or state of being pertinacious: "Again and again ... with the inexorable pertinacity of a child ... did he renew his efforts” ( Nathaniel Hawthorne).
    • The state or feature to be pertinacious.
    • the high quality or condition to be pertinacious; obstinacy; perseverance; persistency.
    • the type of being pertinacious; resoulute or unyieding adherence, regarding an opinion, function, design, course of action, etc.; persistency; obstinacy; resoluteness: because, to cling with pertinacity to at least one's function.
    • Synonyms See pertinacious.
    • persistent dedication

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