Synonyms for dogged
- hanging tough
- tough nut
Antonyms for dogged
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DOGGED
"Ye-es, sir," returned Jerry, in something of a dogged manner.
As it was, she drove him to a dogged pursuit of the man he was convinced was the real culprit.
"The Signorina is not for him," repeated Gaspare, with a dogged emphasis.
Not dogged, trapped, made desperate by fate, but cheerfully and of his own free will.
It made a dogged, desperate resistance and was almost unbeatable.
"There's nothing like a dogged persistence," said the Russian.
I remember with wonder the sort of dogged fierceness I displayed.
He was possessed by the dogged desire to establish the truth of his story.
Ten years of it—ten years of dogged work and unrelieved failure.
Roger, with dogged thoroughness, followed the trail suggested by Dick.
"having the qualities of a dog" (mostly in a negative sense), c.1300, from dog (n.). Meaning "persistent" is from 1779. Hence doggedly (late 14c.), "cruelly, maliciously;" later "with a dog's persistence" (1773). Related: Doggedness.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DOGGED
- bent on
- buckled down
- mean business
- on ice
- set on