Part of speech:
To carry on; persist in:
(Copulative) To continue in a state of being.
To assert or demand (something) firmly or persistently:
To continue in existence; last; remain
Demanding immediate attention; urgent:
Not easily discouraged, defeated, or subdued; unyielding; unconquerable
Resisting remedy or treatment
Showing care, attention, or concern
The definition of tenacious is someone or something that holds on firmly.
To continue in force or practice:
To prolong the existence of; cause to be remembered:
To persist in or remain constant to a purpose, idea, or task in the face of obstacles or discouragement.
To be in force, use, or effect; be current:
To continue living or existing, as after an event or after another's death
To bear up against; endure; withstand
To stop, discontinue, or resign from
To come to an end; stop:
To come through (something) safely; survive:
At, during, or from the time of actual occurrence or performance:
To cause to enter; to thrust.
Lasting; continuing; durable:
That cannot be tired out; not yielding to fatigue; untiring
Stubborn is defined as being unwilling to change your opinion or stance, in spite of good reasons to.
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