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determination

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of determination

  1. 1 firm or unwavering adherence to one's purpose the determination with which the pioneers settled the land despite many hardships and setbacks Synonyms of determination decidedness, decision, decisiveness, determinedness, firmness, granite, purposefulness, resoluteness, resolution, resolve, stick-to-itiveness Words Related to determination 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 of determination doubt, incertitude, indetermination, uncertainty; aversion, disinclination, indisposition, reluctance, unwillingness Antonyms of determination hesitation, indecision, indecisiveness, irresoluteness, irresolution, vacillation

  2. 2 a position arrived at after consideration a determination by the judge regarding an appropriate sentence Synonyms of determination award, call, conclusion, deliverance, decision, diagnosis, judgment (or judgement), opinion, resolution, verdictWords Related to determination 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 of determination deadlock, draw, halt, stalemate, standoff, tie

  3. 3 an opinion arrived at through a process of reasoning his determination of the truth of the matter Synonyms of determination consequence, deduction, conclusion, eduction, induction, inference, sequiturWords Related to determination decision, deliverance, diagnosis, judgment (or judgement), resolution, ruling, verdict; conjecture, guess, surmise; assumption, presumption, supposition



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