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inveterate
used in The Brothers Karamazov

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Definition
habitual; or something of long standing
  • I am an inveterate buffoon, and have been from birth up, your reverence, it's as though it were a craze in me.
    Book 2 — An Unfortunate Gathering (12% in)
  • But as, owing to man's inveterate stupidity, this cannot come about for at least a thousand years, every one who recognizes the truth even now may legitimately order his life as he pleases, on the new principles.
    Book 11 — Ivan (94% in)

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