American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Informal Unwavering pertinacity; perseverance: "You've got to have reasonable goals and the stick-to-itiveness to get there” ( J. Robert Buchanan).
- n. alternative spelling of sticktoitiveness.
“But actually winning the war – as opposed to taking deft stances toward it – will require the same level of stick-to-itiveness and willingness to sustain high degrees of unpopularity that Bush displayed when he doubled-down on his bets in Iraq, and that President Abraham Lincoln displayed during the Civil War.”
“Wow John Doe I think all companies need your attitude and stick-to-itiveness.”
“I appreciate their commitment and stick-to-itiveness.”
“Nery has brought two fellow students to my house for conversations, but they lacked stick-to-itiveness, so they dropped out pretty quickly.”
“I sometimes wonder if planning (to that extent) is the enemy of stick-to-itiveness.”
“In thinking about my stick-to-itiveness, I also think that coming from Maine has something to do with it.”
“She possesses the stick-to-itiveness of an emaciated tick.”
“Few bands have the stick-to-itiveness of Saddle Brook's Echofission.”
“Yes, of course, but do you have to have the determination, stick-to-itiveness and push to get to the next level of physical activity and calorie restrictions?”
“She has stick-to-itiveness, Hillary lacks courage.”
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