Definition of Resolute

1. Adjective. Firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination. "A resolute and unshakeable faith"




2. Adjective. Characterized by quickness and firmness. "His reply was unhesitating"
Exact synonyms: Unhesitating
Similar to: Decisive
Derivative terms: Resoluteness

Definition of Resolute

1. a. Having a decided purpose; determined; resolved; fixed in a determination; hence, bold; firm; steady.

2. n. One who is resolute; hence, a desperado.

Definition of Resolute

1. Adjective. Firm, unyielding, determined. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Resolute

1. characterized by firmness or determination [adj -LUTER, -LUTEST] / one who is resolute [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Resolute

resold
resolder
resoldered
resoldering
resolders
resole
resoled
resoles
resolidification
resolidified
resolidifies
resolidify
resolidifying
resoling
resoluble
resolute (current term)
resolutely
resoluteness
resolutenesses
resoluter
resolutes
resolutest
resolution
resolution acuity
resolutioner
resolutionist
resolutionists
resolutions
resolutive
resolutory

Literary usage of Resolute

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1. The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the by Robert Chambers (1832)
"Perhaps the most remarkable voyage on record, was that of the arctic exploring-ship resolute. Abandoned by her officers and crew to anticipated destruction, ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"He joined the Navy in 1849, and formed one of the crew of the resolute, which sailed from Woolwich in 1852. ON the 20th of August last an International ..."

3. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"... His tear-wet feet still drying with her hair. goo CONTENT AND resolute As when it happeneth that some lovely town Unto a barbarous besieger falls, ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1845)
"Between their cabinets there is an entire concord of policy and resolute aversion to rupture; on the side of the French people, at least, the conversion of ..."

5. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"... Lutheran teaching; but their defense was far less resolute than the attack. The question of adiaphora has subsequently been a subject of discussion. ..."

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