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dogged

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2 sticking to an opinion, purpose, or course of action in spite of reason, arguments, or persuasion

  • your dogged adherence to a really lame argument is embarrassing
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deaf to reason

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3 showing no signs of slackening or yielding in one's purpose

  • a dogged search for the missing piece of the puzzle
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obstinate, dogged, stubborn, pertinacious, mulish mean fixed and unyielding in course or purpose. obstinate implies usually an unreasonable persistence.
    • an obstinate proponent of conspiracy theories
dogged suggests an admirable often tenacious and unwavering persistence.
    • pursued the story with dogged perseverance
stubborn implies sturdiness in resisting change which may or may not be admirable.
    • a person too stubborn to admit error
pertinacious suggests an annoying or irksome persistence.
    • a pertinacious salesclerk refusing to take no for an answer
mulish implies a thoroughly unreasonable obstinacy.
    • a mulish determination to have his own way

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