dogged


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to dogged: doggedness

dog·ged

 (dô′gĭd, dŏg′ĭd)
adj.
Stubbornly persevering; tenacious: "two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder" (W.E.B. Du Bois).

dog′ged·ly adv.
dog′ged·ness n.

dogged

(ˈdɒɡɪd)
adj
obstinately determined; wilful or tenacious
ˈdoggedly adv
ˈdoggedness n

dog•ged

(ˈdɔ gɪd, ˈdɒg ɪd)

adj.
persistent in effort; stubbornly tenacious.
[1770–80]
dog′ged•ly, adv.
dog′ged•ness, n.
syn: See stubborn.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dogged - stubbornly unyieldingdogged - 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"
obstinate, stubborn, unregenerate - tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield

dogged

dogged

adjective
Translations
مَثابِر، مُصِر، عَنيد
houževnatýurputný
hårdnakketstædig
òrjóskur, òrár
urputný
azimliinatçıtuttuğunu koparan

dogged

[ˈdɒgɪd] ADJ (= obstinate) → porfiado, terco; (= tenacious) → tenaz

dogged

[ˈdɒgɪd] adj (= resolute) [determination] → obstiné(e)

dogged

adj personzäh, beharrlich; determination, resistance, pursuit, battle, refusalhartnäckig; persistencezäh; they have been dogged in their searchsie haben beharrlich gesucht

dogged

[ˈdɒgɪd] adjtenace, accanito/a

dog

(dog) noun
a domestic, meat-eating animal related to the wolf and fox.
adjective
(usually of members of the dog family) male. a dog-fox.
verbpast tense, past participle dogged
to follow closely as a dog does. She dogged his footsteps.
dogged (ˈdogid) adjective
keeping on at what one is doing in a determined and persistent manner. his dogged perseverance.
ˈdoggedly (-gid-) adverb
He went doggedly on with his work despite the interruptions.
ˈdoggedness (-gid-) noun
ˈdog-biscuit noun
a small hard biscuit fed to dogs.
ˈdog collar
1. a stiff round collar worn by a clergyman.
2. a collar around a dog's neck.
ˈdog-eared adjective
(of a book) having the pages turned down at the corner. dog-eared volumes; Several pages were dog-eared.
ˌdog-ˈtired adjective
very tired. I'm dog-tired this morning after sitting up all night in the train.
a dog's life
a wretched existence. He leads a dog's life.
go to the dogs
to be ruined, especially to ruin oneself.
in the doghouse
in disgrace. He forgot his wife's birthday, so he's in the doghouse.
not a dog's chance
no chance at all. He hasn't a dog's chance of getting a ticket.
References in classic literature ?
Not only did he guess it by the fact that the second finger of her right hand was no longer inky, but she spent her evenings downstairs now, was met no more among newspaper offices, and studied with a dogged patience, which assured him that she was bent on occupying her mind with something useful, if not pleasant.
But they kept on with dogged patience, through many hardships.
He had been driven hither by the impulse of that Remorse which dogged him everywhere, and whose own sister and closely linked companion was that Cowardice which invariably drew him back, with her tremulous gripe, just when the other impulse had hurried him to the verge of a disclosure.