Definition of pervicacious in English:

pervicacious

Line breaks: per¦vi|ca¦cious
Pronunciation: /pəːvɪˈkeɪʃəs
 
/

adjective

rare

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin pervicax, pervicac- 'stubborn' (from pervincere 'conquer') + -ious.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day demoralize
Pronunciation: dɪˈmɒrəlʌɪz
verb
cause (someone) to lose confidence or hope