Doggedness Dog"ged*ness, n. 1. Sullenness; moroseness. [R.] [1913 Webster]

2. Sullen or obstinate determination; grim resolution or persistence. [1913 Webster]

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  • doggedness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being stubbornly unyielding: bullheadedness, hardheadedness, mulishness, obstinacy, obstinateness, pertina ciousness, pertinacity, perverseness, perversity, pigheadedness, tenaciousness,… …   English dictionary for students

  • doggedness — dog·ged·ness || dÉ‘gɪdnɪs / dÉ’g n. determination, tenacity, perseverance, persistence …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • doggedness — See: dogged …   English dictionary

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