Unremitting vs Tenacious - What's the difference?

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Unremitting is a related term of tenacious.


As adjectives the difference between unremitting and tenacious

is that unremitting is incessant; never slackening while tenacious is clinging to an object or surface; adhesive.

unremitting

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • incessant; never slackening
  • * 1961 : J. A. Philip. Mimesis in the ''Sophistês'' of Plato . In: Proceedings and Transactions of the American Philological Association 92. p. 467.
  • We can achieve this god?likeness only by unremitting and strenuous effort of the intellect.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1818 , author=Mary Shelley , title=Frankenstein , chapter=4 citation , passage=These thoughts supported my spirits, while I pursued my undertaking with unremitting ardour.}}

    Derived terms

    * unremittingly

    References

    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

    * See also