Definition of Tenaciousness

1. Noun. Persistent determination.




Definition of Tenaciousness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being tenacious. ¹

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Definition of Tenaciousness

1. [n -ES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Tenaciousness

ten pound tourist
ten sack
ten thousand
ten to
ten to the dozen
tenabilities
tenability
tenable
tenableness
tenablenesses
tenably
tenace
tenaces
tenacious
tenaciously
tenaciousness (current term)
tenaciousnesses
tenacities
tenacity
tenacle
tenacles
tenacula
tenaculum
tenaculum forceps
tenaculums
tenacy
tenail
tenaille
tenailles
tenaillon

Literary usage of Tenaciousness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1850)
"grey-headed," the Doctor says of his uncle: " He frequently told me, even when memory had resigned its tenaciousness to his 80th year, that this excellent ..."

2. The Young Lady's Friend by John Farrar (1836)
"tenaciousness. — Politeness.—Refinement.—Flattery. — Sins of Conversation.— Laughter. — Reserve. — Borrowing. — Presents. — Correspondence. — Care of Books. ..."

3. The Young Lady's Friend by John Farrar (1837)
"tenaciousness. — Politeness.— Refinement.—Flattery. — Sins of Conversation.— Laughter. — Reserve. — Borrowing. — Presents. — Correspondence. ..."

4. The Young Lady's Friend by John Farrar (1837)
"tenaciousness. — Politeness. — Refinement. — Flattery. — Sins of Conversation. — Laughter. — Reserve. — Borrowing. — Presents. — Correspondence. ..."

5. The Young Lady's Friend by John Farrar (1838)
"tenaciousness. — Politeness.—Refinement.—Flattery. — Sins of Conversation.— Laughter. — Reserve. — Borrowing. — Presents. — Correspondence. — Care of Books. ..."

6. The Young Lady's Friend by John Farrar (1838)
"tenaciousness. — Polite ness. — Refinement. — Flattery. — Sins of Conversation. — Laughter. — Reserve. — Borrowing. — Presents. — Correspondence. ..."

7. The Young Husband: Or, Duties of Man in the Marriage Relation by William Andrus Alcott (1846)
"tenaciousness unreasonable. Contemptible. Fair discussion. Triumphing. Having the last word. Watts's opinion. Spirit of contradiction. ..."

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