resolute

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1res·o·lute

adjective \ˈre-zə-ˌlüt, -lət\

: very determined : having or showing a lot of determination

Full Definition of RESOLUTE

1
:  marked by firm determination :  resolved <a resolute character>
2
:  bold, steady <a resolute gaze>
res·o·lute·ly \-ˌlüt-lē, -lət-; ˌre-zə-ˈlüt-\ adverb
res·o·lute·ness \-ˌlüt-nəs, -lət-, -ˈlüt-\ noun

Examples of RESOLUTE

  1. She is a resolute competitor.
  2. He has remained resolute in his opposition to the bill.
  3. a leader with a stern and resolute manner

Origin of RESOLUTE

Latin resolutus, past participle of resolvere
First Known Use: 1533

2resolute

noun

Definition of RESOLUTE

:  a resolute person

First Known Use of RESOLUTE

1602

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