Pervicacious

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Pervicacious Obstinate; willful; refractory.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • pervicacious Very obstinate; stubborn; wilfully contrary or refractory; wilful.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Pervicacious per-vi-kā′shus very obstinate
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. pervicax, -acis,

Usage

In literature:

Your mother will have me do so, that you may be destitute of all defence, if you persist in your pervicacy.
"Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
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