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Found 3 items, similar to tenacious.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: tenacious kukuh
English → English (WordNet) Definition: tenacious tenacious adj 1: 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” [syn: bulldog, dogged, dour, pertinacious, unyielding] 2: (of memory) having greater than average range; “a long memory especially for insults”; “a tenacious memory” [syn: long] 3: sticking together; “two coherent sheets”; “tenacious burrs” [syn: coherent]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Tenacious Tenacious \Te*na"cious\, a. [L. tenax, -acis, from tenere to hold. See Tenable, and cf. Tenace.] 1. Holding fast, or inclined to hold fast; inclined to retain what is in possession; as, men tenacious of their just rights. [1913 Webster] 2. Apt to retain; retentive; as, a tenacious memory. [1913 Webster] 3. Having parts apt to adhere to each other; cohesive; tough; as, steel is a tenacious metal; tar is more tenacious than oil. --Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster] 4. Apt to adhere to another substance; glutinous; viscous; sticking; adhesive. “Female feet, too weak to struggle with tenacious clay.” --Cowper. [1913 Webster] 5. Niggardly; closefisted; miserly. --Ainsworth. [1913 Webster] 6. Holding stoutly to one's opinion or purpose; obstinate; stubborn. [1913 Webster] -- Te*na"cious*ly, adv. -- Te*na"cious*ness, n. [1913 Webster]


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