Synonyms and Antonyms of tenacious
- A tenacious trainer, she adheres to her grueling swimming schedule no matter what.
adamant, bullheaded, dogged, hardened, hardheaded, headstrong, implacable, indurate, mulish, obdurate, obstinate, opinionated, peevish, pertinacious, perverse, pigheaded, self-willed, stiff-necked, stubborn, unregenerate, unyielding, willful (or wilful)
- You'll have a devil of a time getting those tenacious burrs off of your wool sweater.
Synonym Discussion of tenacious
- strong arms
- the defense has a strong case
- stout hiking boots
- a sturdy table
- people of sturdy independence
- stalwart environmentalists
- a tough political opponent
- tenacious farmers clinging to an age-old way of life
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