pertinaciousness love



from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Pertinacity.

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  • noun The state or characteristic of being pertinacious.


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  • If you make the wrong choice, all the living will pay the price of your pertinaciousness.

    Stone of Tears Goodkind, Terry 1995

  • But, even then, in that moment of seeming frustration, Durkin's subterranean yet terrible pertinaciousness, his unparaded bull-dog indefatigability, glowed and burned at its brightest.

    Phantom Wires A Novel Arthur Stringer 1912

  • They divided the house twenty-three times, and it sat till 5 A.M. "Posterity," said Burke, "will bless the pertinaciousness of that day."

    The Political History of England - Vol. X. The History of England from the Accession of George III to the close of Pitt's first Administration William Hunt 1886

  • I suppose they attach some political importance to the having had the discussion with us before it comes on in the House of Commons, for I can conceive no other reason for this pertinaciousness.

    Memoirs of the Court and Cabinets of George the Third, Volume 2 (of 2) From the Original Family Documents Richard Plantagenet Temple Nugent Brydges Chandos Grenville Buckingham and Chandos 1829

  • I had too much experience of my father's pertinaciousness ever to hope for a change in his views; yet the bliss of living with my aunt, in a new and busy scene, and in the unbounded indulgence of my literary passion, continually occupied my thoughts: for a long time these thoughts were productive only of despondency and tears.

    Memoirs of Carwin, the Biloquist Charles Brockden Brown 1790

  • I have sat silently at the feet of GaryV for years on this site and so have him to thank for most of my of my pertinaciousness, for I have learned from him that because pimps will stop at nothing to retain their hold on the sheeple, so should we be all the more dogged in our polemic for the TRUTH whereby they might be made free.

    Pulpit Pimps 2008


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