Definition of dogged in English:

dogged

Line breaks: dog¦ged
Pronunciation: /ˈdɒɡɪd
 
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adjective

Having or showing tenacity and grim persistence: success required dogged determination
More example sentences
  • From 1981 to 1997, no one played with as much tenacity and dogged determination as Mullen.
  • This dogged persistence and determination to see it through has taken its toll, both on his finances and his emotional well being.
  • They simply want to get things done, and it's that steady, dogged persistence that winds up being viewed as stubbornness.
Synonyms
tenacious, determined, resolute, resolved, purposeful, persistent, persevering, pertinacious, relentless, intent, dead set, single-minded, focused, dedicated, committed, undeviating, unshakeable, unflagging, indefatigable, untiring, never-tiring, tireless, unfailing, unfaltering, unwavering, unyielding, unbending, immovable, obdurate, strong-willed, firm, steadfast, steady, staunch, stout-hearted
archaic laborious
rare perseverant, indurate

Derivatives

doggedly

adverb
More example sentences
  • Heroically, with undiminished resolve, the neocons and their pals march doggedly forward - in the wrong direction!
  • The airline is blessed with a customer base that doggedly refuses to give up on it, despite the most terrible disappointments.
  • We have been doggedly determined to put our games in front of our fans wherever we find them and however they can access them.

doggedness

noun
More example sentences
  • Paul is still young and relatively inexperienced at this level, but no one will question his ability, his guts, his doggedness, or his commitment.
  • I have been impressed by his sheer patience, doggedness, and tenacity.
  • There has always been a furious doggedness to him, a strong-willed purposefulness that drove him, sometimes headlong, through life.

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