- the quality or fact of being able to grip something firmly; grip.
- "the sheer tenacity of the limpet"
- synonyms:persistence, pertinacity, determination, perseverance, doggedness, tenaciousness, single-mindedness, strength of will, firmness of purpose, strength of purpose, bulldog spirit, tirelessness, indefatigability, resolve, firmness, purposefulness, steadfastness, constancy, staying power, diligence, sedulousness, insistence, relentlessness, inexorability, inexorableness, implacability, inflexibility; More
- the quality or fact of being very determined; determination.
- "you have to admire the tenacity of these two guys"
- the quality or fact of continuing to exist; persistence.
- "the tenacity of certain myths within the historical record"