the quality or state of being inveterate or deeply ingrained: the inveteracy of people's prejudices.
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How to use inveteracy in a sentence
These fight with great inveteracy, and endeavour to seize each other by the tongue.The History of Sumatra | William Marsden
Thus chorea may sometimes reach a degree of inveteracy that renders sleep impossible.Insomnia; and Other Disorders of Sleep | Henry M. Lyman
But, in truth, the tradition of ages and inveteracy of associations make such a vast change in Rome impossible.
They have the same sort of inveteracy as dogs have for the ill-dressed canaille.George Eliot's Life, Vol. I (of 3) | George Eliot
Every thing, in fact, attests both the generality and inveteracy of that horrible propensity among the Spaniards.Letters from Spain | Joseph Blanco White