dogged

1
[ daw-gid, dog-id ]
/ ˈdɔ gɪd, ˈdɒg ɪd /

adjective

persistent in effort; stubbornly tenacious: a dogged worker.

Origin of dogged

1
1275–1325; Middle English: having characteristics of a dog; see dog, -ed3

Related forms

dog·ged·ly, adverbdog·ged·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for doggedness

dogged

/ (ˈdɒɡɪd) /

adjective

obstinately determined; wilful or tenacious

Derived Forms

doggedly, adverbdoggedness, noun
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