Tenacious vs Clingingly - What's the difference?

tenacious | clingingly |


As an adjective tenacious

is clinging to an object or surface; adhesive.

As an adverb clingingly is

in a clinging manner; tenaciously or possessively.

tenacious

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • clinging to an object or surface; adhesive
  • unwilling to yield or give up; dogged
  • holding together; cohesive
  • having a good memory; retentive
  • Synonyms

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    clingingly

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a clinging manner; tenaciously or possessively.