Pervicacity Per`vi*cac"i*ty, n. Obstinacy; pervicaciousness. [Obs.] --Bentley. [1913 Webster]

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  • pervicacity — per·vi·cac·i·ty …   English syllables

  • pervicacity — ˌpərvəˈkasəd.ē noun ( es) Etymology: Medieval Latin pervicacitas, from Latin pervicac , pervicax + itas ity : pervicaciousness …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pervicacy — Per vi*ca*cy, n. [L. pervicacia.] Pervicacity. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Obstinacy — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Obstinacy >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 obstinateness obstinateness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 obstinacy obstinacy tenacity Sgm: N 1 cussedness cussedness =>(U.S.) Sgm: N 1 perseverance perseverance &c. 604a …   English dictionary for students

  • pervicaciousness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being pervicacious : great obstinacy or willfulness * * * pervicāˈciousness, pervicacity / kasˈi ti/ or (obsolete) pervicacy /pûrˈvi kə si/ noun • • • Main Entry: ↑pervicacious …   Useful english dictionary

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