Definition of Inveteracy. Meaning of Inveteracy. Synonyms of Inveteracy

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Definition of Inveteracy

Inveteracy
Inveteracy In*vet"er*a*cy, n. [From Inveterate.] 1. Firm establishment by long continuance; firmness or deep-rooted obstinacy of any quality or state acquired by time; as, the inveteracy of custom, habit, or disease; -- usually in a bad sense; as, the inveteracy of prejudice or of error. An inveteracy of evil habits that will prompt him to contract more. --A. Tucker. 2. Malignity; spitefulness; virulency. The rancor of pamphlets, the inveteracy of epigrams, an the mortification of lampoons. --Guardian.

Meaning of Inveteracy from wikipedia

- revetment, transvestite, travesty, vest, vestment, vesture vetus veter- old inveteracy, inveterate, inveteration, veteran, veterovata via vi- way bivial, bivious...
- has let his mind's guiding and directing power be usurped by the "sheer inveteracy" of a will driven by "one unachieved revengeful desire" — Quotes from...
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