Tenacity Definition

tənasətē
noun
The quality or state of being tenacious.
Webster's New World

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

Wiktionary

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

Wiktionary

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.

Wiktionary
adjective
The definition of tenacity is the state of holding on to an idea or a thing very strongly.
An example of tenacity is an athlete with an injury completing a difficult race.
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Other Word Forms of Tenacity

Noun

Singular:
tenacity
Plural:
tenacities

Origin of Tenacity

  • From Latin tenācitās.

    From Wiktionary

  • tenacious +"Ž -ity

    From Wiktionary

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