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res·o·lute

 (rĕz′ə-lo͞ot′, rĕz′ə-lo͞ot′)
adj.
Firm or determined; unwavering.

[Middle English, dissolved, dissolute, from Latin resolūtus, relaxed, past participle of resolvere, to relax, untie; see resolve.]

res′o·lute′ly adv.
res′o·lute′ness n.

resolute

(ˈrɛzəˌluːt)
adj
1. firm in purpose or belief; steadfast
2. characterized by resolution; determined: a resolute answer.
[C16: from Latin resolutus, from resolvere to resolve]
ˈresoˌlutely adv
ˈresoˌluteness n

res•o•lute

(ˈrɛz əˌlut)

adj.
1. firmly set in purpose or opinion; determined; resolved.
2. characterized by firmness and determination.
[1525–35; < Latin resolūtus, past participle of resolvere to resolve]
res′o•lute`ly, adv.
res′o•lute`ness, n.
syn: See earnest1.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.resolute - firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination; "stood resolute against the enemy"; "faced with a resolute opposition"; "a resolute and unshakeable faith"
brave, courageous - possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching; "Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring"- Herman Melville; "a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain"- William Wordsworth; "set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory"
decisive - determining or having the power to determine an outcome; "cast the decisive vote"; "two factors had a decisive influence"
purposeful - serving as or indicating the existence of a purpose or goal
irresolute - uncertain how to act or proceed; "the committee was timid and mediocre and irresolute"
2.resolute - characterized by quickness and firmness; "his reply was unhesitating"
decisive - characterized by decision and firmness; "an able and decisive young woman"; "we needed decisive leadership"; "she gave him a decisive answer"

resolute

resolute

adjective
1. Not hesitating or wavering:
2. Indicating or possessing determination, resolution, or persistence:
3. On an unwavering course of action:
Translations
مُصَمِّم، ثابِت العَزْم
pevnýrázný
beslutsom
sem er staîráîinn í, ákveîinn í

resolute

[ˈrezəluːt] ADJ [person] → resuelto, decidido; [opposition, refusal, faith] → firme
to take resolute actionactuar con resolución or firmeza
I am resolute in my opposition to these proposalsme opongo firmemente a estas propuestas
the government is resolute in countering terrorismel gobierno lucha con firmeza contra el terrorismo

resolute

[ˈrɛzəluːt] adj [person, manner] → résolu(e); [action, opposition, defence] → résolu(e)

resolute

adjenergisch, entschlossen; answer, refusalentschieden, bestimmt; to take resolute actionenergisch vorgehen; to be resolute in somethingentschieden in etw (dat)sein; to be resolute in doing somethingetw mit Entschlossenheit tun

resolute

[ˈrɛzəluːt] adj (frm) → risoluto/a

resolution

(rezəˈluːʃən) noun
1. a firm decision (to do something). He made a resolution to get up early.
2. an opinion or decision formally expressed by a group of people, eg at a public meeting. The meeting passed a resolution in favour of allowing women to join the society.
3. resoluteness.
4. the act of resolving (a problem etc).
ˈresolute (-luːt) adjective
doing what one has decided to do, in spite of opposition, criticism etc. a resolute attitude.
ˈresolutely adverb
ˈresoluteness noun
resolve (rəˈzolv) verb
1. to make a firm decision (to do something). I've resolved to stop smoking.
2. to pass (a resolution). It was resolved that women should be allowed to join the society.
3. to take away (a doubt, fear etc) or produce an answer to (a problem, difficulty etc).
noun
1. determination to do what one has decided to do. He showed great resolve.
2. a firm decision. It is his resolve to become a director of this firm.
resolved (rəˈzolvd) adjective
determined. I am resolved to go and nothing will stop me.

resolute

a. resuelto-a, determinado-a.
References in classic literature ?
I shall marry whom I please, Aunt March, and you can leave your money to anyone you like," she said, nodding her head with a resolute air.
The evils of this state of things pressed heavily on the fortunes of the resolute Scotsman who now defended William Henry.
For the instant, it appeared doubtful whether it were not the Judge's resolute purpose to set Hepzibah aside, and step across the threshold into the parlor, whence issued that broken and miserable murmur of entreaty.
If they were resolute to accost her, she laid her finger on the scarlet letter, and passed on.
Bird rose quickly, with very red cheeks, which quite improved her general appearance, and walked up to her husband, with quite a resolute air, and said, in a determined tone,
She would flare up at them and make trouble, in her small but quite decided and resolute way; for she has a character of her own, and lacks neither promptness nor initiative.
Dashwood's spirit overcame the wish of society for her children; and she was resolute in declining to visit any family beyond the distance of a walk.
I see at intervals the glance of a curious sort of bird through the close-set bars of a cage: a vivid, restless, resolute captive is there; were it but free, it would soar cloud-high.
Vigorous puffs, and a resolute stare into the grate, declared he had no ear for this appeal.
It has been my aim to make the character of "Magdalen," which personifies this struggle, a pathetic character even in its perversity and its error; and I have tried hard to attain this result by the least obtrusive and the least artificial of all means -- by a resolute adherence throughout to the truth as it is in Nature.
A more remarkable face in its quiet, resolute, and guarded struggle with an unseen assailant, was not to be beheld in all the wide dominions of sleep, that night.
I am sorry, with all my heart, to find you so resolute.