Part of speech:
Having one's mind made up; decided; resolved
Showing resolution and fortitude; plucky:
Firm in asserting a demand or an opinion; unyielding.
Lasting; permanent; durable
Firmly in position; stationary:
Hardened in wrongdoing or wickedness; stubbornly impenitent:
Unyielding in severity or strictness; unrelenting:
Fixed or unmovable:
Conveying a sense of pressing importance:
Being without beginning or end:
The definition of tenacious is someone or something that holds on firmly.
Without an end.
Refusing to yield, obey, or comply; resisting doggedly or unreasonably; resolute or obstinate
The definition of endless is continuing forever, or lasting for a very long time.
Continuing indefinitely, or during a long period; perpetual; sometimes used, colloquially, as a strong intensive.
The definition of incessant is continuing without stopping.
Without, or apparently without, end; lasting, or seeming to last, forever; endless
Not stopping, relaxing, or slackening; incessant; persistent
Made or done without stops:
Always reliable; certain
In agreement; compatible:
Persevering and careful in work; industrious
The definition of dogged is stubborn, persistent and not giving up easily.
Made to withstand repeated use over a relatively long period, usually several years or more:
Continuing indefinitely without interruption; unceasing; constant
Continually recurring to the mind; unforgettable:
Of long duration
Existing or occurring without interruption or end
Persisting for an extended period of time.
Remaining steady in affections or loyalties; faithful
Lasting for a long time; enduring:
Functioning a long time; durable:
A grammatical intensifier, often used in describing something positive. (Mostly in idioms like good old, big old and little old, any old and some old.)
Having a life cycle of more than two years: said esp. of herbaceous plants that produce flowers and seed from the same root structure year after year
Lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual.
Not diminishing in intensity, pace, or effort:
Sullen; gloomy; forbidding
Incapable of being changed; unalterable:
Of long duration
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