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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Tenacious \Te*na"cious\, a. [L. tenax, -acis, from tenere to hold. See Tenable, and cf. Tenace.] 1. Holding fast, or inclined to hold fast; inclined to retain what is in possession; as, men tenacious of their just rights. [1913 Webster] 2. Apt to retain; retentive; as, a tenacious memory. [1913 Webster] 3. Having parts apt to adhere to each other; cohesive; tough; as, steel is a tenacious metal; tar is more tenacious than oil. --Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster] 4. Apt to adhere to another substance; glutinous; viscous; sticking; adhesive. "Female feet, too weak to struggle with tenacious clay." --Cowper. [1913 Webster] 5. Niggardly; closefisted; miserly. --Ainsworth. [1913 Webster] 6. Holding stoutly to one's opinion or purpose; obstinate; stubborn. [1913 Webster] -- Te*na"cious*ly, adv. -- Te*na"cious*ness, n. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
tenaciousness n : persistent determination [syn: doggedness, perseverance, persistence, persistency, tenacity, pertinacity]
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