What does dogged mean?

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ˈdɔ gɪd, ˈdɒg ɪddogged

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dogged, dour, persistent, pertinacious, tenacious, unyielding(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"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dogged

    of Dog

  2. Dogged(adj)

    sullen; morose

  3. Dogged(adj)

    sullenly obstinate; obstinately determined or persistent; as, dogged resolution; dogged work

  4. Origin: [Fron. Dog.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dogged

    dog′ed, adj. surly like an angry dog: sullen: obstinate.—adv. (slang) very.—adv. Dogg′edly.—n. Dogg′edness.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. dogged

    A mode of attaching a rope to a spar or cable, in contradistinction to racking, by which slipping is prevented; half-hitched and end stopped back, is one mode.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dogged in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dogged in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of dogged in a Sentence

  1. Corazn Cojuangco Aquino:

    They came out in the millions to show their dogged support for the woman the dictatorship claimed it had defeated in the election.

  2. John Parker:

    Their dogged determination and skilled investigative techniques were crucial in exposing and dissecting this sprawling corruption scheme.

  3. W. E. B. Du Bois:

    A little less complaint and whining, and a little more dogged work and manly striving, would do us more credit than a thousand civil rights bills.

  4. Barack Obama:

    Everybody knows that he is passionate and he is tough and he is dogged in making sure that the city of Chicago is not just the coldest city, but also the greatest city.

  5. Fortina Harris:

    We've been dogged out, misused, abused and we still need to pay water bills and wash our bodies, we don't get any supplement. No discounts or nothing for buying water. We got to fend for our self.

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