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de·cid·ed

 (dĭ-sī′dĭd)
adj.
1. Without doubt or question; definite: a decided success.
2. Free from hesitation or vacillation; resolute.

de·cid′ed·ly adv.
de·cid′ed·ness n.
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Wade felt an inexplicable hurt at the decidedness of little Rose's preference for Martin.
The achievement of a vocational identity is associated with career maturity (Graef, Wells, Hyland, & Muchinsky, 1985) and career decidedness (Chartrand, Robbins, Morrill, & Boggs, 1990; Vondracek, Schulenberg, Skorikov, Gillespie, & Wahlheim, 1995; Wanberg & Muchinsky, 1992) and is viewed as integral to self-directed career development (Hall, 2002) and employability (Fugate, Kinicki, & Ashforth, 2004).
Additionally, adaptive career beliefs have been shown to be related to career decidedness and career decision making (Sadeghi, Baghban, Bahrami, Ahmadi, & Creed, 2010); and, in a number of studies, less adaptive career beliefs have been shown to be malleable when students participate in various types of exploration activities (Kovalski & Horan, 1999; Luzzo & Day, 1999; Schnorr, 1998).
Such clarity and decidedness would have to be predicated on a level of moral responsibility and legal accountability for the numerous war crimes committed in Iraq.
The Palestinian refugees' predicament in Lebanon must be handled with decidedness and urgency.
Validity has been demonstrated by increased decidedness scores for test-takers who participated in career planning interventions.
001), but vaccine knowledge level did not relate strongly to overall decidedness in police (P = 0.
The results also revealed that CDMSE was positively related to vocational decidedness and occupational self-efficacy.
Research suggests that individuals who perceive their work as a calling experience a variety of positive outcomes, such as occupational identification, career decidedness, and job satisfaction.
Career education participation has also been associated with personal gains in career decidedness and career maturity, decreasing career indecision and self-efficacy (Herr, Cramer & Niles, 2004).
The importance of metacognition to career development is emphasized by the research of Symes and Stewart (1999), who found a significant relationship between metacognition and vocational decidedness; those who displayed higher levels of metacognitive activity also demonstrated higher levels of vocational decidedness in comparison to those with lower levels of metacognition.
Specifically, according to SCCT, we hypothesized that parents' perceptions of provided support is associated with greater children's perceived parental support and that, in turn, this leads to children's greater career self-efficacy and decidedness about career choice.