stick-to-itiveness

stick-to-it·ive·ness

 (stĭk-to͞o′ĭ-tĭv-nĭs)
n. Informal
Unwavering pertinacity; perseverance: "You've got to have reasonable goals and the stick-to-itiveness to get there" (J. Robert Buchanan).

stick-to-itiveness

n
informal US persistence, tenacity
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The stick-to-itiveness and the intestinal fortitude," Durant said when asked what he most proud about.
Cuisia for being so proactive, so hands on, and for their stick-to-itiveness in seeing this project through until its completion, said Del Rosario in his remarks.
Once she decided the Air Force was a great possibility for her, I was surprised at her stick-to-itiveness and the fact that she made it happen.
With enough stick-to-itiveness, you will overcome all sorts of mistakes, and all sorts of bad luck.
It's going to take plenty of stick-to-itiveness, with an extra dose of grit, to succeed during this business year.
But we have an educated and resourceful workforce, a strong work ethic and a tradition of stick-to-itiveness.
Names like Gates, Ellison, Koch, Buffett, Cuban, Bezos and Walton are synonymous with success, but they are also symbolic of the drive, determination, resourcefulness and stick-to-itiveness that it takes to thrive.
John's on Friday night, and although Worcester's stick-to-itiveness carried over to Saturday against Hartford, their winning ways did not.
If these tips are not enough, let us remember some inspirational advice from a great fellow scientist, Thomas Edison, who once wrote: "The three great essentials to achieve anything worthwhile are: Hard work, stick-to-itiveness, and common sense.
Not only can they track pheasants through heavy cover, they have a great desire and a stick-to-itiveness about them when it comes to running roosters.