Tenacious Synonyms & Definitions

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• TenaciousDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (a.) Apt to adhere to another substance; glutinous; viscous; sticking; adhesive.
  2. (a.) Apt to retain; retentive; as, a tenacious memory.
  3. (a.) Niggardly; closefisted; miserly.
  4. (a.) Holding fast, or inclined to hold fast; inclined to retain what is in possession; as, men tenacious of their just rights.
  5. (a.) Holding stoutly to ones opinion or purpose; obstinate; stubborn.
  6. (a.) Having parts apt to adhere to each other; cohesive; tough; as, steel is a tenacious metal; tar is more tenacious than oil.