doggedness doggedness

Definition(s):

  • (n) persistent determination

Usage(s):

  1. This combination of blogger doggedness and reader interactivity is a great example of how new media are starting to break important news stories and offer original reporting.
  2. Yet Lee's doggedness impressed and inspired at least one participant: Yeoh.
  3. Bud does it with long hours and pit-bull doggedness, Tom with his boyish, passive charisma.

News

  • Hard lessons in basketball politics

    Almost exactly three years ago Orien Greene was featured on TrueHoop. He's a fringe NBA guard who made an impression on some NBA coaches not with his resume or reputation, but his doggedness, strength, size and handle when it was time to play. "I was the guy," he says, "who would arrive at the workout with nobody knowing my name, but then when it was over, they'd want to keep me." Danny Ainge ...
    on December 20, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

Quotes

  1. "It was probably not the purest game of rugby but it was fantastic to be part of. I don't know (how we did it), a bit of belief, just doggedness and determination," said captain Phil Vickery. "We've had a tough tournament, it's been difficult...
    on Oct 6, 2007 By: Phil Vickery Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "Being a Missourian is about doggedness, and just plain stubbornness, not to back down in the face of any challenge," Sen. Claire McCaskill said.
    on Dec 7, 2009 By: Claire McCaskill Source: KRCG

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