Tenacious vs Forthright - What's the difference?

tenacious | forthright |


As adjectives the difference between tenacious and forthright

is that tenacious is clinging to an object or surface; adhesive while forthright is straightforward; not evasive; candid and direct.

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
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    forthright

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • straightforward; not evasive; candid and direct
  • The witness was considered eminently credible thanks to her forthright answers.