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Synonyms for dogged
ˈdɔ gɪd, ˈdɒg ɪd

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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"

    Synonyms:
    saturnine, relentless, sullen, grim, long, sour, morose, haunting, retentive, dark, unyielding, moody, tenacious, recollective, dour, coherent, lasting, pertinacious, glowering, forbidding, unrelenting, glum, persistent

    Antonyms:
    docile

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dogged

    The sullen and sulky are discontented and resentful in regard to that against which they are too proud to protest, or consider all protest vain; sullen denotes more of pride, sulky more of resentful obstinacy. The morose are bitterly dissatisfied with the world in general, and disposed to vent their ill nature upon others. The sullen and sulky are for the most part silent; the morose growl out bitter speeches. A surly person is in a state of latent anger, resenting approach as intrusion, and ready to take offense at anything; thus we speak of a surly dog. Sullen and sulky moods may be transitory; one who is morose or surly is commonly so by disposition or habit.

    Synonyms:
    acrimonious, churlish, crabbed, crusty, gloomy, gruff, ill-humored, ill-natured, morose, severe, snappish, sour, splenetic, sulky, sullen, surly

    Antonyms:
    amiable, benignant, bland, complaisant, friendly, genial, gentle, good-natured, indulgent, kind, loving, mild, pleasant, sympathetic, tender

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dogged

    Synonyms:
    obstinate, morose, sullen, impracticable, prejudiced

    Antonyms:
    docile, genial, agreeable, conciliatory, easy, indulgent, liberal, complaisant

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dogged(a)

    Synonyms:
    stubborn, obstinate, mulish, headstrong, persistent

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  1. List of paraphrases for "dogged":

    stubborn, tenacious

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How to use dogged in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Tom Fitton:

    Our dogged work forced the disclosure of documents that provided a road map for over 200 conflict-of-interest rulings that led to $ 48 million for Clinton Foundation Board and other Clinton-connected entities during Hillary Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state, previously disclosed documents in this lawsuit, for example, raise questions about funds Hillary Clinton accepted from entities linked to Saudi Arabia, China and Iran, among others.

  4. Melania Trump:

    The statement comes after Melania Trump campaign officials repeatedly denied plagiarism charges a day earlier, and downplayed the controversy over the strikingly similar passages. The similarities were noticed shortly after Melania's otherwise well-received speech, and the controversy dogged the Melania Trump campaign for much of the convention's second day. Even ex-campaign manager Corey Lewandowski urged his replacement, Paul Manafort, to find out who was responsible. The latest headlines on the 2016 elections from the biggest name in politics. See Latest Coverage In Melania Trump statement, though, McIver -- who also co-authored Melania Trump : How to Get Rich with Melania Trump -- said Melania Trump offered Melania Trump resignation to Melania Trump and his family, but they rejected it. Melania Trump told me that people make innocent mistakes and that we learn and grow from these experiences, Melania Trump said. I apologize for the confusion and hysteria my mistake has caused. Even as the campaign put out the statement, Melania Trump complained on Twitter about how much attention the issue was getting from the media. The remarks came toward the beginning of Melania Trump's speech, which was otherwise distinct from the address that Michelle Obama gave when Michelle Obama husband, then-Sen. Michelle Obama, was being nominated for president. From a young age, my parents impressed on me the values that you work hard for what you want in life, that your word is your bond and you do what you say and keep your promise, that you treat people with respect. They taught and showed me values and morals in their daily life.

  5. John Parker:

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

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