dogged perseverance; resolute tenacity; also written stick-to-it-ive-ness
The only way she has published so many books is through stick-to-it-ive-ness.
noun See sticktoitiveness
noun, Informal. 1. any adhesive substance. sticktoitiveness
verb (used with object), stuck, sticking. 1. to pierce or puncture with something pointed, as a pin, dagger, or spear; stab: to stick one’s finger with a needle. 2. to kill by this means: to stick a pig. 3. to thrust (something pointed) in, into, through, etc.: to stick a needle into a pincushion. 4. […]
noun, Informal. 1. a man who commits a stickup.