doggedly


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.doggedly - with obstinate determination; "he pursued her doggedly"
Translations
بِعِناد، بإصْرار
houževnatězarputile
hårdnakket
kitartóan
òrjóskulega
húževnato
kararlılıklasebatla

doggedly

[ˈdɒgɪdlɪ] ADVtenazmente

doggedly

[ˈdɒgɪdli] adv (= resolutely) [fight] → obstinément; [insist] → obstinément, inlassablement

doggedly

advbeharrlich; fight alsohartnäckig; doggedly determinedhartnäckig

doggedly

[ˈdɒgɪdlɪ] advtenacemente, accanitamente

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 ?
Heated and irritated as he was by his spasmodic toil at the pumps, for all his first nameless feeling of forbearance the sweating Steelkilt could but ill brook this bearing in the mate; but somehow still smothering the conflagration within him, without speaking he remained doggedly rooted to his seat, till at last the incensed Radney shook the hammer within a few inches of his face, furiously commanding him to do his bidding.
Till within a week of her death that gay heart never failed her; and her husband persisted doggedly, nay, furiously, in affirming her health improved every day.
I will do," Defarge doggedly rejoined, "nothing for you.
Seeing that what he said had no effect on me or any of us, he sat on the edge of his table with his hands in his pockets, and one of his splay feet twisted round the other leg, waiting doggedly for what might follow.
After that day, a day rarely passed without her drawing the hammer on her slate, and without Orlick's slouching in and standing doggedly before her, as if he knew no more than I did what to make of it.
Why not," it said, "buy the petticoat, find out the name of its owner, and, instead of seeking a vague Golden Girl, make up your mind doggedly to find and marry her, or, failing that, carry the petticoat with you, as a sort of Cinderella's slipper, try it on any girl you happen to fancy, and marry her it exactly fits?
Thirty zecchins of my own property,'' answered Gurth, doggedly.
He had lain like a Trojan behind his mattress in the gallery; he had followed every order silently, doggedly, and well; he was the oldest of our party by a score of years; and now, sullen, old, serviceable servant, it was he that was to die.
He followed her doggedly as she passed through the crowd.
And thus, doggedly, the two wounded men continued to carry on their weird duel until the winding African river had carried the Hon.
I've been afraid for about a week," returned Poole, doggedly disregarding the question, "and I can bear it no more.
I thought I would watch for the Count's return, and for a long time sat doggedly at the window.