Synonyms and Antonyms of determination
1 firm or unwavering adherence to one's purpose the determination with which the pioneers settled the land despite many hardships and setbacks Synonyms decidedness, decision, decisiveness, determinedness, firmness, granite, purposefulness, resoluteness, resolution, resolve, stick-to-itiveness Related Words doggedness, obduracy, obdurateness, obstinacy, obstinateness, perseverance, persistence, persistency, stubbornness, tenaciousness, tenacity; certainty, certitude, confidence, sureness; alacrity, eagerness, gameness, readiness; backbone, fortitude, grit, iron, pluck, sand Near Antonyms doubt, incertitude, indetermination, uncertainty; aversion, disinclination, indisposition, reluctance, unwillingness Antonyms hesitation, indecision, indecisiveness, irresoluteness, irresolution, vacillation
2 a position arrived at after consideration a determination by the judge regarding an appropriate sentence Synonyms award, call, conclusion, deliverance, decision, diagnosis, judgment (or judgement), opinion, resolution, verdictRelated Words behest, charge, commandment, decree, dictate, directive, edict, instruction, mandate, order, word; last word, say-so; adjudication, disposition, doom, finding, ruling, sentence; choice, option, selection; consensus; belief, conviction, eye, feeling, mind, notion, persuasion, sentiment, viewNear Antonyms deadlock, draw, halt, stalemate, standoff, tie
3 an opinion arrived at through a process of reasoning his determination of the truth of the matter Synonyms consequence, deduction, conclusion, eduction, induction, inference, sequiturRelated Words decision, deliverance, diagnosis, judgment (or judgement), resolution, ruling, verdict; conjecture, guess, surmise; assumption, presumption, supposition
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