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pertinacious +‎ -ness

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pertinaciousness (uncountable)

  1. The state or characteristic of being pertinacious.
    • 1805, Charles Brockden Brown, Wieland; and Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist, Penguin Classics (1991), ISBN 9780140390797 p. 289:
      I had too much experience of my father's pertinaciousness ever to hope for a change in his views.

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