Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of PERTINACITY

Pronunciation:  `pur'tnasitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  persistent determination
 

PERTINACITY is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: doggedness, perseverance, persistence, persistency, tenaciousness, tenacity
 
 See Also: determination, purpose

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Per`ti*nac"i*ty\, n. [Cf. F. pertinacit['e].]
The quality or state of being pertinacious; obstinacy;
perseverance; persistency. --Macaulay.

Syn: See {Obstinacy}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: application, assiduity, assiduousness, balkiness, bigotry, bulldog courage, bulldog tenacity, bullheadedness, concentration, constancy, demandingness, determination, diligence, dogged perseverance, doggedness, dogmatism, endurance, engrossment, exigency, fanaticism, fidelity, fixed mind, fortitude, gameness, gaminess, grittiness, hardheadedness, hardihood, hardiness, headstrongness, importunacy, importunateness, importunity, indefatigability, industriousness, industry, inflexible will, insistence, insistency, intolerance, loyalty, mettlesomeness, mulishness, nerviness, obduracy, obstinacy, obstinateness, opinionatedness, overzealousness, patience, patience of Job, permanence, perseverance, persistence, persistency, pertinaciousness, pigheadedness, plodding, pluckiness, plugging, preoccupation, pressingness, pressure, relentlessness, resoluteness, resolution, restiveness, sedulity, sedulousness, self-will, single-mindedness, singleness of purpose, slogging, spunkiness, stability, stamina, staying power, steadfastness, steadiness, stick-to-itiveness, stiff neck, stiff-neckedness, strongheadness, stubbornness, sulkiness, sullenness, tenaciousness, tenacity, tirelessness, uncooperativeness, unregenerateness, unremittingness, unswerving attention, urgency, willfulness
 

 

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY