Definition of dogged
- a dogged competitor
- dogged devotion
Her dogged efforts eventually paid off.
a dogged pursuit of power
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adamant, bullheaded, hard, hard-nosed, hardened, hardheaded, headstrong, immovable, implacable, inconvincible, inflexible, intransigent, mulish, obdurate, obstinate, opinionated, ossified, pat, pertinacious, perverse, pigheaded, self-opinionated, self-willed, stubborn, unbending, uncompromising, unrelenting, unyielding, willful (or wilful);
deaf to reason;
: having or showing the attitude of a person who wants to do or get something and will not stop trying : stubborn and determined
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