Synonyms and Antonyms of dogged
- a madman who spent his life in dogged pursuit of power
adamant, bullheaded, dogged, hardened, hardheaded, headstrong, implacable, indurate, mulish, obdurate, obstinate, opinionated, peevish, pertinacious, perverse, pigheaded, self-willed, stiff-necked, stubborn, unregenerate, unyielding, willful (or wilful)
- Your dogged adherence to a really lame argument is embarrassing.
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
- a dogged search for the missing piece of the puzzle
Synonym Discussion of dogged
- an obstinate proponent of conspiracy theories
- pursued the story with dogged perseverance
- a person too stubborn to admit error
- a pertinacious salesclerk refusing to take no for an answer
- a mulish determination to have his own way
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