noun[mass noun] North American informal
- I'm glad we've seen a bit of grit and stick-to-it-iveness from our openers for once though.
- It was his straightforward stick-to-it-iveness that impressed us all - his staunch commitment in the face of a tempting lemon tart smothered with cream, which the rest of us weak-willed sugar hounds guiltily gobbled up.
- ‘It is a compelling symbol of hope, inspiration and stick-to-it-iveness,’ the state argued.
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