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Definition of Tenacity

Tenacity

  1. The quality or state of being tenacious; as, tenacity, or retentiveness, of memory; tenacity, or persistency, of purpose.
  2. That quality of bodies which keeps them from parting without considerable force; cohesiveness; the effect of attraction; -- as distinguished from brittleness, fragility, mobility, etc.
  3. That quality of bodies which makes them adhere to other bodies; adhesiveness; viscosity.
  4. 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.

Tenacity Quotations

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order varies for any given year.
Paul Sweeney

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. The fears are paper tigers. You can do anything you decide to do. You can act to change and control your life; and the procedure , the process is its own reward.
Amelia Earhart

Patience and tenacity are worth more than twice their weight of cleverness.
Thomas Huxley

Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.
Louis Pasteur

To make our way, we must have firm resolve, persistence, tenacity. We must gear ourselves to work hard all the way. We can never let up.
Ralph Bunche
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Tenacity Translations

tenacity in Spanish is tenacidad

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