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tenacious - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tenacious

Definition
(adj) good at remembering
Synonyms : long , recollective , retentive
Example Sentence
  • a retentive mind
  • tenacious memory

Definition
(adj) stubbornly unyielding
Example Sentence
  • dogged persistence
  • dour determination
  • the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics
  • a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it
  • men tenacious of opinion

Definition
(adj) sticking together
Synonyms : coherent
Example Sentence
  • two coherent sheets
  • tenacious burrs

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tenacious

Sounds like ten Asians. Ten developing Asian countries if united together, can not be pulled apart.
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by Administrator

Using the similarity to "Asian" again, you can use the stereotype that Asians are good at school... thus good at remembering/ retentive. You can even stretch it to the "stubbornly persistent" def."
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by tivoli25

REtenacious... one who retains things..
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by 1.6k

A man named ROCKY was sent to jail for throwing acid at his wife. He came out of jail several years later and you know the first thing he did? He threw the acid again. This thing repeated 10 times. Finally he was called tenacious
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by friendofafriend

TENANT-DOESNT LET GO OFF a flat he gets , very easily.. TENANTs are TENAcious
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by madness

even if there are ten meanings, a tenacious person will remember all
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by 1.6k

Tenacious reminds of Tentacles of Davy Jones in the movie Pirates of Caribbean, they stuck together and didn't yield by any possible means.
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by hungover

Humans have ten fingers to hold on to something persistently.
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by praveenvd

ten means push in greek
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by harneet_9

tenacious = ten + ac + io + us; We( us means we) indeed oblige(i for indeed & o for oblige) ten air conditioner for the hall anyhow otherwise you will not get your money.
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by shaktipada

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