HyperDic: pertinacious

English > 1 sense of the word pertinacious:
ADJECTIVEallpertinacious, dogged, dour, persistent, tenacious, unyieldingstubbornly unyielding
English > pertinacious: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningstubbornly unyielding.
Example "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"
Synonymsdogged, dour, persistent, tenacious, unyielding
Broaderstubborn, obstinate, unregeneratetenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield
Spanishinflexible, pertinaz, porfiado, tenaz
Catalaninflexible, pertinaç, porfidiós, tenaç
Nounspertinacitypersistent determination
Adverbspertinaciouslyin a dogged and pertinacious manner

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