stick-to-itiveness

(redirected from itiveness)

stick-to-itiveness

Persistence and determination; tenacity. He's always had great ideas for novels, but he's never had enough stick-to-itiveness to complete one. We need someone punctual and reliable, with the stick-to-itiveness necessary to see high-pressure projects through to completion.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
The results of the various indicators of compet- itiveness are then outlined and the conclusions from the research identified.
If long-term compet- itiveness is to be examined the assumptions regarding the measurement of oppor- tunity costs for family labour, owned land and other non-land capital must be defined and be as realistic as possibleiii.
Source: Authors' calculations based on data from BankScope; International Monetary Fund; ICRG; Economic Freedom Index of the World Annual Reports; Glohul Compet itiveness Reports: World Bank; and Kodres, Pritsker, and Souto (2005).
The study by Oral (1993) presents a competitiveness model, called industrial compet itiveness model (ICM), to measure a manufacture's competitiveness at industrial level.
'He is strong, and he has real compet- itiveness and a sense of self- belief.'