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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Persistent determination.

Usage examples (38)
  • And America is about nothing, if not about a certain doggedness against long odds.
  • In the rest of my life, this kind of doggedness often annoys people who want me to let go of some issue.
  • Perez point to search as the one market where the company's "doggedness" has failed to pay off.
  • He answers quietly, but with the noble doggedness which is the reason why we write this chapter in his life. for more
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