Tenacity synonyms

Synonyms for Tenacity:

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583 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ tɛnˈasɪti], [ tɛnˈasɪti], [ t_ɛ_n_ˈa_s_ɪ_t_i]
  • n.

    agreement (noun)backbone (noun)bravery (noun)bullheadedness (noun)
    • selfwills,
    • head-strongness,
    • self wills,
    • head strongnesses,
    • headstrongnesses,
    • head strongness,
    • self will,
    • selfwill,
    • self-wills,
    • head-strongnesses.
    coherence (noun)
    • in separabilities,
    • in-separableness,
    • intelligibilities,
    • in-separabilities,
    • in separability,
    • stickages,
    • inseparabilities,
    • comprehensibilities,
    • in-separability,
    • in-separablenesses,
    • in separablenesses,
    • clingings,
    • inseparablenesses,
    • in separableness.
    confidence (noun)constancy (noun)
    • un-failingnesses,
    • un failingnesses,
    • trustinesses,
    • devotednesses,
    • unchangeablenesses,
    • staunchnesses,
    • un-changeableness,
    • unfailingnesses,
    • abidingnesses,
    • un failingness,
    • un changeableness,
    • trustworthinesses,
    • un-changeablenesses,
    • un changeablenesses,
    • un-failingness.
    continuation (noun)courage (noun)
    • pluckiness,
    • Bravura,
    • lion-heartedness,
    • stoutheartedness,
    • prowess,
    • lionheartedness,
    • spunkiness,
    • moxie,
    • valiance,
    • intrepidness,
    • recklessness,
    • intrepidity,
    • undauntedness,
    • pugnacity.
    determination (noun)
    • selfconfidence,
    • in dependence,
    • indomitabilities,
    • stiff upper lips,
    • de terminations,
    • firm-nesses,
    • de-termination,
    • in dependences,
    • firm ness,
    • self confidence,
    • single mindedness,
    • de termination,
    • single mindednesses,
    • single-mindednesses,
    • in-dependence,
    • de-terminations,
    • in-dependences,
    • singlemindednesses,
    • firm nesses,
    • dogmatisms.
    diligence, stubbornness (noun)
    • spunk,
    • heart,
    • pertinacity,
    • strength of purpose,
    • chutzpah,
    • gutsiness,
    • clock,
    • inflexibility,
    • firmness,
    • resoluteness,
    • steadfastness,
    • application,
    • stomach,
    • intestinal fortitude,
    • intransigence,
    • determination,
    • nerve,
    • guttiness,
    • guts,
    • doggedness.
    earnestness (noun)
    • de-liberation,
    • intentnesses,
    • seriousmindedness,
    • in-tensities,
    • de-liberations,
    • seriousmindednesses,
    • serious mindednesses,
    • de liberations,
    • in-tensity,
    • serious mindedness,
    • in tensity,
    • de liberation,
    • serious-mindednesses,
    • in tensities.
    endurance (noun)
    • with standing,
    • sub-mission,
    • sub mission,
    • under-going,
    • under goings,
    • under-goings,
    • sub-missions,
    • forebearances,
    • with-standings,
    • holding ups,
    • with-standing,
    • withstandings,
    • with standings,
    • sufferances,
    • sub missions,
    • under going,
    • undergoings.
    fanaticism (noun)
    • extremism,
    • partiality,
    • illiberalities,
    • monomania,
    • illiberality,
    • in justice,
    • zealotry,
    • dogma,
    • obsessiveness,
    • violence,
    • injustice,
    • arbitrariness,
    • Incorrigibility,
    • immoderation.
    fight off (noun)fortitude (noun)manhood (noun)obstinacy (noun)Other relevant words: (noun)
    • warmth,
    • truthfulness,
    • abidingness,
    • will,
    • punctiliousness,
    • courage,
    • persistency,
    • mulishness,
    • stiff upper lip,
    • staunchness,
    • perseverance,
    • stickage,
    • conventionalism,
    • comprehensibility,
    • devotedness,
    • confidence,
    • true grit,
    • sand,
    • what it takes,
    • serious-mindedness,
    • intentness,
    • adulthood,
    • sands,
    • trustiness,
    • hold,
    • Inseparability,
    • self-reliance,
    • Headstrongness,
    • toleration,
    • persistence,
    • manfulness,
    • rigor,
    • singlemindedness,
    • stick-to-itiveness,
    • strength,
    • traditionalism,
    • faith in oneself,
    • single-mindedness,
    • resistance,
    • intelligibility,
    • zeal,
    • grit,
    • toughness,
    • valorousness,
    • preciseness,
    • invincibility,
    • firm-ness,
    • urgency,
    • fanaticism,
    • dependabilities,
    • Inclemencies,
    • Cementation,
    • earnestness,
    • dependability,
    • Inseparableness,
    • trustworthiness,
    • fortitude,
    • sufferance,
    • inclemency,
    • starch,
    • meticulousness,
    • valiantness,
    • obduracy,
    • submissions,
    • obstinacy,
    • regularity,
    • self-will,
    • conventionalisms,
    • unchangeableness,
    • indomitableness,
    • continuation,
    • Cementations,
    • severity,
    • pluck,
    • impudence,
    • piths,
    • backbone,
    • resolution,
    • unfailingness,
    • forebearance,
    • fearlessness,
    • endurance,
    • submission,
    • visitation,
    • purpose,
    • dogmatism,
    • constancy,
    • indomitability.
    perseverance (noun)resolution (noun)
    • courageousness,
    • fervency,
    • trueness,
    • diligence,
    • dauntlessness,
    • Stoniness,
    • stubbornness,
    • bullheadedness,
    • faithfulness,
    • heartiness,
    • devotion,
    • boldness,
    • tirelessness,
    • decisiveness.
    rigor (noun)stick-to-it-iveness (noun)strength (noun)
    • physique,
    • Brawniness,
    • powerhouse,
    • powerhouses,
    • strong arm,
    • brute force,
    • POWS,
    • lustiness,
    • robustness,
    • pow,
    • powerfulness,
    • stoutness.
    tenacity (noun)valor (noun)
    • de fiances,
    • in vincibility,
    • derring do,
    • in-vincibility,
    • invincibilities,
    • indomitablenesses,
    • in-vincibilities,
    • de fiance,
    • derringdo,
    • de-fiance,
    • de-fiances,
    • in vincibilities.
  • v.

    Other relevant words: (verb)
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    mulishness Other relevant words (noun):
    • sustain,
    • bottling up,
    • cohesiveness,
    • indefatigableness,
    • glutinosity,
    • deliberateness,
    • frowardness,
    • perseveration,
    • esprit,
    • retentiveness,
    • eternal,
    • steadiness,
    • ruling passion,
    • observe,
    • clamminess,
    • mettle,
    • ductile,
    • nerviness,
    • intractable,
    • detention,
    • intolerance,
    • curdling,
    • tolerance,
    • Stringiness,
    • bloody-mindedness,
    • dedication,
    • A,
    • Obduration,
    • add,
    • iteration,
    • holding in,
    • balls,
    • fixedness,
    • keeping,
    • determinateness,
    • persist,
    • cantankerousness,
    • abide by,
    • stint,
    • hard,
    • bulldog tenacity,
    • bulldog,
    • cling to,
    • Doughiness,
    • clabbering,
    • insist,
    • Plugging,
    • Contumaciousness,
    • viscosity,
    • fidelity,
    • glueyness,
    • plodding,
    • cohesion,
    • loyalty,
    • gelatinousness,
    • valour,
    • power,
    • adhere,
    • stickiness,
    • gumminess,
    • holding,
    • submit,
    • sulkiness,
    • assert,
    • Spissitude,
    • bur,
    • constant,
    • bind,
    • recalcitrance,
    • keep,
    • tackiness,
    • assiduity,
    • gumption,
    • gluiness,
    • industriousness,
    • immovability,
    • moral courage,
    • Slabbiness,
    • sluggishness,
    • restiveness,
    • bottle,
    • preoccupation,
    • Colloidality,
    • hardiness,
    • mettlesomeness,
    • tensile strength,
    • thickness,
    • decision,
    • obstinate,
    • retentivity,
    • parsimoniousness,
    • fixed mind,
    • preservation,
    • determinedness,
    • unchangeability,
    • stability,
    • stiff neck,
    • dogged,
    • pursuance,
    • lasting,
    • wilfulness,
    • custody,
    • stodginess,
    • obtain,
    • stolidity,
    • solidity,
    • sliminess,
    • coolness,
    • stalwartness,
    • sullenness,
    • viscousness,
    • append,
    • coagulation,
    • sincerity,
    • remora,
    • cussedness,
    • stick-to-it-iveness,
    • inflexible,
    • inflexibleness,
    • abiding,
    • refractoriness,
    • subsist,
    • Infrangibility,
    • uncompromisingness,
    • seriousness,
    • purposefulness,
    • stoicism,
    • permanence,
    • bulldog courage,
    • Thew,
    • rigidity,
    • immutability,
    • insistent,
    • obdurateness,
    • changelessness,
    • catch,
    • insistency,
    • grip,
    • bigotry,
    • attach,
    • allege,
    • retaining,
    • vitality,
    • repression,
    • consistency,
    • comport,
    • uphold,
    • pastiness,
    • memory,
    • ropiness,
    • definiteness,
    • adhesiveness,
    • glutinousness,
    • Grittiness,
    • parsimony,
    • durability,
    • unalterability,
    • spirit,
    • thickening,
    • indomitable,
    • relentlessness,
    • cling,
    • resilience,
    • prolong,
    • sedulity,
    • pertinacious,
    • stay,
    • Potence,
    • continuity,
    • rebelliousness,
    • continual,
    • reliability,
    • grasp,
    • everlasting,
    • irreversibility,
    • continue,
    • corking up,
    • locking in,
    • endure,
    • unbreakableness,
    • deliberation,
    • sturdy,
    • overzealousness,
    • opinionatedness,
    • immutableness,
    • assiduousness,
    • sedulousness,
    • tenaciousness,
    • Parcity,
    • Retainment,
    • daring,
    • Mucilaginousness,
    • concentration,
    • fasten on,
    • hold fast,
    • pursue,
    • Incrassation,
    • inhibition,
    • unconquerable,
    • readiness,
    • Doughtiness,
    • contrary,
    • gameness,
    • remembrance,
    • slowness,
    • stubborn,
    • hardihood,
    • jellification,
    • suppression,
    • gripe,
    • Lentor,
    • remain,
    • insistence,
    • Resolvedness,
    • snugness,
    • old school,
    • retention,
    • durable,
    • prehension,
    • commitment,
    • industry,
    • obdurate,
    • Pertinacy,
    • fastness,
    • tightness,
    • balkiness,
    • callous,
    • affirm,
    • follow,
    • persevere,
    • delay,
    • engrossment,
    • clotting,
    • perverse,
    • heaviness,
    • gaminess,
    • maintenance,
    • follow-through,
    • stinginess,
    • Stiff-neckedness,
    • abide,
    • uncooperativeness,
    • decidedness,
    • inspissation,
    • tenacious,
    • endorse,
    • maintain,
    • slogging,
    • invincible,
    • permanent,
    • persistent.
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  • Equivalence

  • Independent

    • Noun, singular or mass
      diligence, consistency, resistance, persevering, devotion, resoluteness, sustainability, obsession, robustness.
  • Other Related

    • Noun, singular or mass
      steadfastness, stubbornness, resilience, stamina, obstinacy, toughness, pugnacity, determination, insistence, firmness, fortitude, endurance, dedication, decisiveness, commitment, strength.
  • n.

    • diligence, stubbornness
      slackness, indecision, timidity, cowardice, weakness, fear, indolence, idleness, question, indifference, irresolution.

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How to use tenacity in a sentence

He was a hard worker, he was ethical … As a result of his tenacity and spirit, he was able to shepherd vitally important legislation to the Senate floor, through the House, and to the governor for signature.

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Whatever the strategy, or lack of one, Musk’s drive for creative undertakings is relentless, and he seems to approach virtually everything in his life with the same level of tenacity, whether he’s right or wrong.

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He repairs to it with eagerness, and clings to it with a tenacity that time cannot relax, nor all the agonies of death dissolve.

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From six in the evening till twelve next day the grenadiers fought with stubborn tenacity.

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Besides, he was willing to admit that there were excuses for Cassidy, and there was a certain quiet tenacity in him.

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How is the word tenacity distinct from other similar nouns?

Some common synonyms of tenacity are courage, mettle, resolution, and spirit. While all these words mean "mental or moral strength to resist opposition, danger, or hardship," tenacity adds to resolution implications of stubborn persistence and unwillingness to admit defeat.

held to their beliefs with great tenacity

When can courage be used instead of tenacity?

While the synonyms courage and tenacity are close in meaning, courage implies firmness of mind and will in the face of danger or extreme difficulty.

the courage to support unpopular causes

When is mettle a more appropriate choice than tenacity?

The synonyms mettle and tenacity are sometimes interchangeable, but mettle suggests an ingrained capacity for meeting strain or difficulty with fortitude and resilience.

a challenge that will test your mettle

Where would resolution be a reasonable alternative to tenacity?

Although the words resolution and tenacity have much in common, resolution stresses firm determination to achieve one's ends.

the resolution of pioneer women

When is it sensible to use spirit instead of tenacity?

The meanings of spirit and tenacity largely overlap; however, spirit also suggests a quality of temperament enabling one to hold one's own or keep up one's morale when opposed or threatened.

her spirit was unbroken by failure

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As a drink, he used only special water, melted from the ice that lies on the tops of the Alps. He almost never left the chambers assigned to him in the castle. However, everyone is already accustomed to such behavior, because this is not the first time that Malanfan has cooked his famous sauce in these walls.

Malanfan smiled with the tips. Of his lips, nodded slightly to Margot, and walked over to the table where there was a china bowl.

Synonyms tenacity

One day, returning home late in the evening, I met my neighbor. She is a very pleasant woman, I have always liked her. Despite her age, she looked awesome. She had an amazing figure, a round ass, not a small standing chest.

A breakthrough, and we will search everything here, objections are not accepted by Karia's order. I missed her, you hooked me on your scent and I can't think of anyone else. What have you done to me. Opalia buried her nose in her neck with bliss and inhaled the scent of Nei's body.

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Although somehow she still did not feel. It was snowing, although the temperature rose during the day, but by nightfall it fell into minus. Svetka and I just enrolled in a driving school. We even went to our first lesson.



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