Tenacity in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Tenacity

The quality or state of being tenacious, or persistence of purpose; tenaciousness. | The quality of bodies which keeps them from parting without considerable force, as distinguished from brittleness, fragility, mobility, etc. | The effect of this attraction, cohesiveness. | The quality of bodies which makes them adhere to other bodies; adhesiveness, viscosity. | (physics) The greatest longitudinal stress a substance can bear without tearing asunder, usually expressed with reference to a unit area of the cross section of the substance, as the number of pounds per square inch, or kilograms per square centimeter, necessary to produce rupture.

Short Sentences for Tenacity

  • 1. Her tenacity of purpose was appalling. 🔊
  • 2. It was only inborn courage and tenacity that saved them now. 🔊
  • 3. Walter's tenacity of purpose was remarkable. 🔊
  • 4. His vanity cried out to him with desperate tenacity that he must do something. 🔊
  • 5. One of the mulberry's chief characteristics is its tenacity to life. 🔊

How to use Tenacity in Sentences?

  • 1. His hosts and patrons honored his thirst for knowledge and tenacity of purpose. 🔊
  • 2. You feel compassion for the tenacity of affection which clings around its object even in ruin. 🔊
  • 3. And apropos of him, let us note a curious instance of the tenacity of associated ideas. 🔊
  • 4. No battle has been contested with more valour or tenacity than the battle of Malplaquet. 🔊
  • 5. His heart sank a little, too, when he remembered the tenacity of the Indians in pursuit. 🔊
  • 6. Such is the tenacity of my imagination that the image which was formed in it continued in all its power and freshness. 🔊
  • 7. Association with both our allies in the western theatre has only deepened our admiration of their resolute tenacity and fighting qualities. 🔊
  • 8. He pursued it with superhuman tenacity and with all the resources of his fastidious mind, enslaved by the laws of mechanics. 🔊
  • 9. His hands were white with the tenacity of their grip on each other, and his whole figure quivered under the influence of his emotion. 🔊
  • 10. The policeman stuck to him with extraordinary tenacity; with equal tenacity the crowd endeavoured to drag him away. 🔊
  • 11. Perhaps a proud determination to justify his former opinions lay less at the bottom of this obstinate tenacity than an unconscious stratagem. 🔊
  • 12. All night long the warring elements raged about the remaining castaways, who clung with the tenacity of despair to the wreck. 🔊
  • 13. A little practice is necessary to ensure success, but a good operator can produce threads of great tenacity and great uniformity. 🔊