pertinacious definition

  • adjective:
    • Holding tenaciously to an objective, belief, opinion, or plan of action.
    • Stubbornly or perversely persistent. See Synonyms at obstinate.
    • Holding tenaciously to an opinion or function.
    • Stubbornly resolute or tenacious.
    • Holding or adhering to any viewpoint, function, or design, with obstinacy; perversely persistent; obstinate
    • Resolute; persevering; constant; regular.
    • stubbornly unyielding
  • others:
    • Unyielding; persistent; obstinate; particularly, resolute, such as keeping or adhering to a viewpoint, purpose, design, strategy, etc.
    • Synonyms Unyielding, dogged: the phrase is seldom used now except in condemnation. See obstinate.

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