pertinacious

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Du latin pertinax et -ious.

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pertinacious \pɜːtɪˈneɪʃəs\

  1. Tenace, obstiné.
    • He would really have to make up his mind to care for his wife or not to care for her. What would Lady Vandeleur say to one alternative, and what would little Joscelind say to the other? That is what it was to have a pertinacious father and to be an accommodating son. — (Henry James, The Path of Duty, 1884)