resoluteness


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.resoluteness - the trait of being resoluteresoluteness - the trait of being resolute; "his resoluteness carried him through the battle"; "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work"
trait - a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
self-command, self-possession, will power, willpower, self-will, self-control, possession - the trait of resolutely controlling your own behavior
steadiness - freedom from wavering or indecision; constancy of resolve or conduct; "He trusted her clear steadiness that she would do what she said"
sturdiness - resoluteness evidenced by strength of character; "sturdiness of moral principle"
stiffness - firm resoluteness in purpose or opinion or action; "a charming host without any touch of stiffness or pomposity"
bullheadedness, pigheadedness, self-will, stubbornness, obstinacy, obstinance - resolute adherence to your own ideas or desires
single-mindedness - characterized by one unified purpose
adamance, obduracy, unyieldingness - resoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible
decisiveness, decision - the trait of resoluteness as evidenced by firmness of character or purpose; "a man of unusual decisiveness"
determination, purpose - the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose; "his determination showed in his every movement"; "he is a man of purpose"
steadfastness - steadfast resolution
irresoluteness, irresolution - the trait of being irresolute; lacking firmness of purpose

resoluteness

noun
Translations
ثَبات، عَزْم
odhodlanostrozhodnost
beslutsomhed
ákveîni, einbeitni

resoluteness

[ˈrezəluːtnɪs] Nresolución f, determinación f

resoluteness

nEntschlossenheit f; (of refusal, answer)Entschiedenheit f, → Bestimmtheit f

resoluteness

[ˈrɛzəluːtnɪs] n (frm) → risolutezza

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.
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Chapter ten brings the argument to a climax, offering the author's preferred account of the relation between the call of conscience, resoluteness, and the achievement of authenticity, and arguing for an internal relation between this account and the one central to Christian religious thought.
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