sticktoitiveness

sticktoitiveness

informal Persistence and determination; tenacity. He's always had great ideas for novels, but he's never had enough sticktoitiveness to complete one. We need someone punctual and reliable, with the sticktoitiveness necessary to see high-pressure projects through to completion.

sticktoitiveness

(stɪkˈtuɪtɪvnəs)
n. tenacity. The kid has sticktoitiveness. I like that in a kid.
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Whatever became of those good old Horatio Alger days when hard work and sticktoitiveness and lofty morals got you over the hump?
We're playing with a lot of wounded Ducks, we're thin, and they just continue to amaze me with their sticktoitiveness, and their attention to detail, and the spirit that they have.
But in summing up the sticktoitiveness of his saltwater brethren, Mr.