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.

Short Example Sentences for Tenacity

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

How to use Tenacity in Sentences?

  • 1. We cannot but admire his tenacity of purpose in the face of the most disheartening failures. 🔊
  • 2. The above will serve to show the tenacity which is required for an operation of this kind. 🔊
  • 3. His hosts and patrons honored his thirst for knowledge and tenacity of purpose. 🔊
  • 4. You feel compassion for the tenacity of affection which clings around its object even in ruin. 🔊
  • 5. No battle has been contested with more valour or tenacity than the battle of Malplaquet. 🔊
  • 6. And apropos of him, let us note a curious instance of the tenacity of associated ideas. 🔊
  • 7. The whole Report is indeed a marvellous illustration of the tenacity of old prejudices. 🔊
  • 8. His heart sank a little, too, when he remembered the tenacity of the Indians in pursuit. 🔊
  • 9. The viceroy fought with all the tenacity of the fanatic for the retention of the privileges of his class. 🔊
  • 10. Such is the tenacity of my imagination that the image which was formed in it continued in all its power and freshness. 🔊
  • 11. Association with both our allies in the western theatre has only deepened our admiration of their resolute tenacity and fighting qualities. 🔊
  • 12. It is a pity that this family of noble metals is so restricted, for they are unsurpassed in tenacity and incorruptibility. 🔊
  • 13. His hands were white with the tenacity of their grip on each other, and his whole figure quivered under the influence of his emotion. 🔊
  • 14. He pursued it with superhuman tenacity and with all the resources of his fastidious mind, enslaved by the laws of mechanics. 🔊
  • 15. The policeman stuck to him with extraordinary tenacity; with equal tenacity the crowd endeavoured to drag him away. 🔊
  • 16. Perhaps a proud determination to justify his former opinions lay less at the bottom of this obstinate tenacity than an unconscious stratagem. 🔊
  • 17. All night long the warring elements raged about the remaining castaways, who clung with the tenacity of despair to the wreck. 🔊
  • 18. The child, pleased with his touch, smiled and clutched his finger, holding it with the tenacity of a monkey. 🔊
  • 19. A little practice is necessary to ensure success, but a good operator can produce threads of great tenacity and great uniformity. 🔊
  • 20. With the matchless tenacity which characterises their race they clung to their tribal God and their temporal and local millennium. 🔊
  • 21. But he was endowed with great patience and tenacity and he clung to his shelter, relying rather upon ear than eye to note the approach of an enemy. 🔊
  • 22. He knew it would be useless, his father, when he made up his mind, having all the unbending tenacity of the normally easygoing man. 🔊
  • 23. By sheer valour and tenacity he had fought his way to the front, and the son of the obscure renegado of Mitylene died a king. 🔊
  • 24. But he has not the tenacity of conviction which goes with the fighting spirit in a man like Bernard Shaw. 🔊
  • 25. It would have puzzled you to find a more dilapidated house in Angouleme; nothing but sheer tenacity of mortar kept it together. 🔊
  • 26. And so Jacoba, with the tenacity of her race, has cherished that first love of hers, and steadily refused all others in its place. 🔊
  • 27. The siege that followed won a reputation beyond the warrant of its real importance from the extraordinary tenacity and energy of the people in their own defence. 🔊
  • 28. As it was, the Americans, by luck and by the tenacity of Washington and a few other leaders, had won the first victory. 🔊
  • 29. Gradually the English Tommy influenced us until we gained much of his steadiness of purpose, his bulldog tenacity and his insouciance. 🔊