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tenacious qui tient fortement
tenacious qui ne lâche pas
tenacious opiniâtre
tenacious entêté
tenacious tenace
tenacious obstiné
English - Wordnet 3.0


1. good at remembering;
- Example: "a retentive mind"
- Example: "tenacious memory"
[syn: retentive, recollective, long, tenacious]

2. stubbornly unyielding;
- Example: "dogged persistence"
- Example: "dour determination"
- Example: "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"
- Example: "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot
- Example: "men tenacious of opinion"
[syn: dogged, dour, persistent, pertinacious, tenacious, unyielding]

3. sticking together;
- Example: "two coherent sheets"
- Example: "tenacious burrs"
[syn: coherent, tenacious]