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adjective: Stubbornly determined or persistent.
If you have ever faced a dog digging in his heels, you know what dogged is. The word dog is from Old English docga. Also see recalcitrant. Earliest documented use: 1300.
“It took years of dogged work by journalists, lawyers, and campaigners to establish how widespread the practice [phone hacking by Mirror] was.”
Hanging on the Telephone; The Economist (London, UK); Nov 14, 2020.
See more usage examples of dogged in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:The spirit of liberty is the spirit which is not too sure that it is right. -Learned Hand, jurist (27 Jan 1872-1961)