VS.

Relentless vs. Tenacious

Published:
Views: 30
  • Relentless (adjective)

    Unrelenting or unyielding in severity

  • Relentless (adjective)

    Unremitting, steady and persistent

  • Tenacious (adjective)

    Clinging to an object or surface; adhesive.

  • Tenacious (adjective)

    Unwilling to yield or give up; dogged.

  • Tenacious (adjective)

    Holding together; cohesive.

  • Tenacious (adjective)

    Having a good memory; retentive.

Wiktionary
ADVERTISEMENT
Oxford Dictionary
ADVERTISEMENT
  • Relentless (adjective)

    Unmoved by appeals for sympathy or forgiveness; insensible to the distresses of others; destitute of tenderness; unrelenting; unyielding; unpitying; as, a prey to relentless despotism.

  • Tenacious (adjective)

    Holding fast, or inclined to hold fast; inclined to retain what is in possession; as, men tenacious of their just rights.

  • Tenacious (adjective)

    Apt to retain; retentive; as, a tenacious memory.

  • Tenacious (adjective)

    Having parts apt to adhere to each other; cohesive; tough; as, steel is a tenacious metal; tar is more tenacious than oil.

  • Tenacious (adjective)

    Apt to adhere to another substance; glutinous; viscous; sticking; adhesive.

  • Tenacious (adjective)

    Niggardly; closefisted; miserly.

  • Tenacious (adjective)

    Holding stoutly to one's opinion or purpose; obstinate; stubborn.

Webster Dictionary
ADVERTISEMENT
  • Relentless (adjective)

    not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty;

    "grim determination"

    "grim necessity"

    "Russia's final hour, it seemed, approached with inexorable certainty"

    "relentless persecution"

    "the stern demands of parenthood"

  • Relentless (adjective)

    never-ceasing;

    "the relentless beat of the drums"

  • Tenacious (adjective)

    stubbornly unyielding;

    "dogged persistence"

    "dour determination"

    "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"

    "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"

    "men tenacious of opinion"

  • Tenacious (adjective)

    (of memory) having greater than average range;

    "a long memory especially for insults"

    "a tenacious memory"

  • Tenacious (adjective)

    sticking together;

    "two coherent sheets"

    "tenacious burrs"

Princeton's WordNet

Popular Comparisons

Latest Comparisons

Trending Comparisons