Synonyms and Antonyms of decisive
- Only a team with a decisive attitude is going to win a state championship.
adamant, adamantine, dogged, hard, hardened, hardheaded, headstrong, immovable, implacable, inflexible, mulish, obdurate, persistent, pertinacious, perverse, pigheaded, rigid, self-willed, stubborn, tenacious, unbending, uncompromising, unrelenting, unyielding, willful (or wilful)
on one's mettle
- a lawyer who knows how to construct the kind of decisive argument that sways a jury
- the decisive finding of the investigator regarding the cause of the accident
Synonym Discussion of decisive
- conclusive evidence
- a decisive battle
- the determinative factor in the court's decision
- the definitive biography
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