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Meaning of DOGGED

Pronunciation:  'dogid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  stubbornly unyielding; "dogged persistence"; "dour determination"; "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"; "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot; "men tenacious of opinion"
 

DOGGED is a 6 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: bulldog, dour, pertinacious, stubborn, tenacious, unyielding
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dog"ged\, a. [Fron. {Dog}.]
1. Sullen; morose. [Obs. or R.]

         The sulky spite of a temper naturally dogged. -- Sir
                                               W. Scott.

2. Sullenly obstinate; obstinately determined or persistent;
   as, dogged resolution; dogged work.

 
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