Tenaciousness vs. Tenacity

Tenaciousness vs. Tenacity — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Tenaciousness and Tenacity

Tenaciousnessadjective

Extremely persistent in adhering to or doing something; stubborn or relentless

"tenacious defenders of their harsh and pitiless land" (Dee Brown).

Tenacityadjective

Extremely persistent in adhering to or doing something; stubborn or relentless

"tenacious defenders of their harsh and pitiless land" (Dee Brown).

Tenaciousnessadjective

Characterized by extreme persistence; relentless or enduring

tenacious detective work.tenacious superstitions.

Tenacityadjective

Characterized by extreme persistence; relentless or enduring

tenacious detective work.tenacious superstitions.

Tenaciousnessadjective

Holding together firmly; cohesive

a tenacious material.

Tenacityadjective

Holding together firmly; cohesive

a tenacious material.

Tenaciousnessadjective

Clinging to another object or surface; adhesive

tenacious lint.

Tenacityadjective

Clinging to another object or surface; adhesive

tenacious lint.

Tenaciousnessadjective

Tending to retain; retentive

a tenacious memory.

Tenacityadjective

Tending to retain; retentive

a tenacious memory.

Tenaciousnessnoun

The characteristic of being tenacious; tenacity.

Tenacitynoun

The quality or state of being tenacious, or persistence of purpose; tenaciousness.

Tenaciousnessnoun

persistent determination

Tenacitynoun

The quality of bodies which keeps them from parting without considerable force, as distinguished from brittleness, fragility, mobility, etc.

Tenacitynoun

The effect of this attraction, cohesiveness.

Tenacitynoun

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

Tenacitynoun

(physics) 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.

Tenacitynoun

persistent determination