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tenacious   (Sound)

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〔 tIˋneʃәs 〕


〔 tiˊneiʃәs 〕

Overview of adj tenacious

The adj tenacious has 3 senses

  • retentive, recollective, long, tenacious -- (good at remembering; "a retentive mind"; "tenacious memory")

  • dogged, dour, persistent, pertinacious, tenacious, unyielding -- (stubbornly unyielding; "dogged persistence"; "dour determination"; "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"; "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot; "men tenacious of opinion")

  • coherent, tenacious -- (sticking together; "two coherent sheets"; "tenacious burrs")