Glutinous vs Tenacious - What's the difference?

glutinous | tenacious |


As adjectives the difference between glutinous and tenacious

is that glutinous is glue-like, sticky, viscid while tenacious is clinging to an object or surface; adhesive.

glutinous

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • glue-like, sticky, viscid.
  • Of the nature of gluten.
  • Containing gluten.
  • References

    * * The Chambers Dictionary (1993) * Webster's Third New International Dictionary Unabridged (1961)

    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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