To a stranger listening to a story that sounded like another Plagues of Egypt, their doggedness seemed inexplicable.
The story is a classic of doggedness, cleverness, and a little luck.
This fearlessness and doggedness makes him a natural soul mate of The Daily Beast.
Lund loses her identity amid her doggedness to pursue the killer.
It was his splendid example of courage, devotion, and doggedness that inspired his men to hold out to the end.
And yet, somehow, the British doggedness does not always answer.
And when Reggie scented a mystery he headed straight for the solution of it with a doggedness worthy of a better cause.
The sinister look in the eyes, the doggedness of the face did not change.
Giles Hoggett was almost unable to work from rheumatism, but still was of opinion that doggedness might carry him on.
"It was as good as suicide," insisted the General, with doggedness.
"having the qualities of a dog" (mostly in a negative sense), c.1300, from dog (n.). Meaning "persistent" is from 1779. Hence doggedly (late 14c.), "cruelly, maliciously;" later "with a dog's persistence" (1773). Related: Doggedness.