What does Tenacity mean?

Definitions for Tenacitytəˈnæs ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. doggedness, perseverance, persistence, persistency, tenacity, tenaciousness, pertinacity(noun)

    persistent determination

Wiktionary

  1. tenacity(Noun)

    The quality or state of being tenacious; as, tenacity, or retentiveness, of memory; tenacity, or persistency, of purpose.

  2. tenacity(Noun)

    The quality of bodies which keeps them from parting without considerable force; cohesiveness; the effect of attraction; u2013 as distinguished from brittleness, fragility, mobility, etc.

  3. tenacity(Noun)

    The quality of bodies which makes them adhere to other bodies; adhesiveness; viscosity.

  4. tenacity(Noun)

    The greatest longitudinal stress a substance can bear without tearing asunder, u2013 usually expressed with reference to a unit area of the cross section of the substance, as the number of pounds per square inch, or kilograms per square centimeter, necessary to produce rupture.

  5. Origin: From tenacitas.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tenacity(noun)

    the quality or state of being tenacious; as, tenacity, or retentiveness, of memory; tenacity, or persistency, of purpose

  2. Tenacity(noun)

    that quality of bodies which keeps them from parting without considerable force; cohesiveness; the effect of attraction; -- as distinguished from brittleness, fragility, mobility, etc

  3. Tenacity(noun)

    that quality of bodies which makes them adhere to other bodies; adhesiveness; viscosity

  4. Tenacity(noun)

    the greatest longitudinal stress a substance can bear without tearing asunder, -- usually expressed with reference to a unit area of the cross section of the substance, as the number of pounds per square inch, or kilograms per square centimeter, necessary to produce rupture

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tenacity in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Tenacity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Louis Pasteur:

    Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

  2. Louis Pasteur:

    Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal, My strength lies solely in my tenacity.

  3. Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell:

    It's a measure of her tenacity and dedication that after the tough initial rollout of HealthCare.gov, she helped right the ship.

  4. Paul Sweeney:

    A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance, and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.

  5. Guy Muffat:

    She had some beautiful qualities. She was frank, honest and a patriot. France meant something for her. Everyday she showed great tenacity an courage. How could you not be proud of her? dropped.

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