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dogged

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[ daw-gid, dog-id ]
/ ˈdɔ gɪd, ˈdɒg ɪd /
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adjective
persistent in effort; stubbornly tenacious: a dogged worker.
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Origin of dogged

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First recorded in 1275–1325; Middle English: “having characteristics of a dog”; see dog, -ed3

synonym study for dogged

See stubborn.

OTHER WORDS FROM dogged

dog·ged·ly, adverbdog·ged·ness, noun

Other definitions for dogged (2 of 2)

dogged2
[ dawgd, dogd ]
/ dɔgd, dɒgd /

adjective Southern U.S.
doggoned; damned; confounded: Well, I'll be dogged!
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British Dictionary definitions for dogged

dogged
/ (ˈdɒɡɪd) /

adjective
obstinately determined; wilful or tenacious

Derived forms of dogged

doggedly, adverbdoggedness, noun
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