Definition of Inveteracy. Meaning of Inveteracy. Synonyms of Inveteracy
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Definition of Inveteracy
InveteracyInveteracy 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
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
by the "sheer inveteracy
" of a will driven
by "one unachieved revengeful
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