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


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