Synonyms for Tenacious:
rigid, obdurate, hard-nosed, pertinacious, stubborn, hidebound, inelastic, unyielding, adamant, unbendable, uncompromising, obstinate, contrary, hardheaded, inflexible, resolute, bull-headed, brass-bound, bigoted, Pig-headed, bovine, mulish.
lasting, brave, stoical, persistent, indomitable, unwavering, patient, surviving, abiding, indefatigable, persevering, steadfast, unflagging, unfaltering, enduring.
intent, implacable, spunky, pertinacious, bold, firm, tireless, headstrong, relentless, decisive, fearless, constant, strong-willed, unbending, stubborn, hearty, earnest, true, faithful, resolute, ruthless, uncompromising, steady, reliable, steadfast, unyielding, decided, diligent, unshakeable, determined, insistent, devoted, set, indomitable, willing, inexorable, plucky, deliberate, strong-minded, committed, persistent, iron-willed, serious, loyal, persevering, unflinching, stern, bullheaded, indefatigable, dauntless, dedicated, unchangeable, zealous, courageous, staunch, tough, steely, resolved, dogged, thorough, unwavering, valiant.
inseparable, glutinous, waxy, viscid, secure, viscous, Resisting, adhesive, gummy.
•strong, unyielding (adjective)
persevering, resolute, true, staunch, pertinacious, purposeful, fast, persistent, relentless, firm, tough, set, tight, stubborn, adamant, spunky, mulish, strong-willed, dogged, obdurate, Clinging, steadfast, coherent, inflexible, determined, retentive, obstinate.
stony, unflagging, dogged, devoted, bullheaded, plucky, stiff, insistent, hard, bold, flintlike, undaunted, resolute, faithful, spunky, enduring, indomitable, indefatigable, staunch, dauntless, strong-willed, steadfast, persistent, hearty, obdurate, obstinate, decisive, bulldogged, tireless, fervent, courageous, brave, true, diligent, tough, strong, determined, headstrong, stubborn, persevering.
n.unchanging, unvarying, for good, whatever happens, invariable, irreversible, final. motivated, resist, pigheaded, perverse, competitive, ambitious, willful, stiff-necked, sedulous, driven. secure, free, tight, Clinging, fast, tighten. •persistent (noun)
dogged, pertinacious, long, dour, bulldog, adhesive, unyielding, stubborn, retentive, coherent.
Clinging. stiff-necked, pigheaded. willful, perverse. tight, secure. fast. •Other relevant words:
perverse, sedulous, Resisting, unchanging, purposeful, retentive, fast, pigheaded, secure, glutinous, Clinging, stiff-necked, willful, waxy, adhesive, tight, inseparable, viscous, dour, irreversible, bulldogged, viscid, bulldog, gummy, coherent, sticky, long.
Usage examples for tenacious
He had to flee immediately, and, after wandering about for some time in a disguise, one of the features of which is stated to have been a false nose, he was seized on his way to the Reichstag which was being held at Speier in 1526. Tenacious of his property to the last, he had hoped to obtain restitution of his rights from the assembled estates of the empire. – German Culture Past and Present by Ernest Belfort Bax