English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'doggedness'

(noun) 
the result of doggedness rather than talent
Synonyms
determination
They acted with great courage and determination.
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resolution
He implemented policy with resolution and single-mindedness.
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persistence
Skill comes only with practice, patience and persistence.
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tenacity
Sheer tenacity is crucial to career success.
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perseverance
Perseverance will pay off in the end.
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endurance
a test of endurance
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stubbornness
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single-mindedness
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obstinacy
the obstinacy typical of his thoroughly awkward nature
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steadiness
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steadfastness
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relentlessness
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pertinacity
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tenaciousness
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bulldog tenacity

Additional synonyms

in the sense of endurance
Definition
the ability to withstand prolonged hardship
a test of endurance
in the sense of obstinacy
the obstinacy typical of his thoroughly awkward nature
Synonyms
stubbornness,
intransigence,
single-mindedness,
obduracy,
relentlessness,
wilfulness,
resoluteness,
pig-headedness,
pertinacity,
tenaciousness,
mulishness
in the sense of perseverance
Definition
continued steady belief or efforts
Perseverance will pay off in the end.
Synonyms
steadfastness,
purposefulness,
pertinacity,
indefatigability,
sedulity

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Thesaurus for doggedness from the Collins English Thesaurus
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