Definition of resolute in English:

resolute

Line breaks: reso|lute
Pronunciation: /ˈrɛzəluːt
 
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adjective

Derivatives

resolutely

adverb
More example sentences
  • He stomped his feet, still heading resolutely in the direction he had picked previously.
  • The plot is more complex, the characters a little darker and their motivations resolutely self-seeking.
  • But, however one teases out the strands, the rug remains resolutely tangled.

resoluteness

noun
More example sentences
  • This appropriate way involves a special moment of decisive action that involves resoluteness.
  • In addition to resolve we have resoluteness and strength.
  • The objective is to demonstrate our resoluteness in eradicating terrorism.

Origin

late Middle English (in the sense 'paid', describing a rent): from Latin resolutus 'loosened, released, paid', past participle of resolvere (see resolve).

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