What does tenacity mean?

Definitions for tenacity
təˈnæs ɪ titenac·i·ty

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word tenacity.

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; – 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, – 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

How to pronounce tenacity?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say tenacity in sign language?

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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

Examples of tenacity in a Sentence

  1. Virginia Beach police:

    Their dedication and tenacity paid off.

  2. Alex Honnold:

    If you don’t have talent, you gotta have tenacity.

  3. Blythe Danner:

    She always has a good spin on things, and I admire her tenacity and her upbeat message.

  4. Louis Pasteur:

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

  5. Louis Pasteur:

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

Images & Illustrations of tenacity

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