Definitions for resolute
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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"
characterized by quickness and firmness
"his reply was unhesitating"
Firm, unyielding, determined.
Etymology: From resolutus (past participle of resolvo).
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Determined; fixed; constant; steady; firm.
Etymology: resolu, Fr.
Be bloody, bold, and resolute; laugh to scorn
The pow’r of man; for none of woman born
Shall harm Macbeth. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.
Edward is at hand
Ready to fight; therefore be resolute. William Shakespeare, Hen. VI.
Resolute refers to someone who is determined, steadfast, or unwavering in their decisions, purpose, or actions. It often implies a sense of strong-willed commitment and unwavering focus towards achieving a particular goal or objective.
having a decided purpose; determined; resolved; fixed in a determination; hence, bold; firm; steady
convinced; satisfied; sure
resolving, or explaining; as, the Resolute Doctor Durand
one who is resolute; hence, a desperado
Resolute or Resolute Bay is a small Inuit hamlet on Cornwallis Island in Nunavut, Canada. It is situated at the northern end of Resolute Bay and the Northwest Passage and is part of the Qikiqtaaluk Region. Resolute is one of Canada's northernmost communities and is second only to Grise Fiord on Ellesmere Island. It is also one of the coldest inhabited places in the world, with an average yearly temperature of −16.4 °C. As of the 2006 census the population was 229, an increase of 6.5% from the 2001 census. Like in most other northern communities, the roads and most of the terrain are all gravel.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rez′ō-lūt, adj. resolved: determined: having a fixed purpose: constant in pursuing a purpose: bold.—n. a determined person.—adv. Res′olūtely.—n. Res′olūteness.
The numerical value of resolute in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of resolute in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Only the curious will learn and only the resolute overcome the obstacles to learning. The quest quotient has always excited me more than the intelligence quotient.
One Resolute Support service member and two insurgent attackers were killed.
China firmly opposes the arms sale to Taiwan by the U.S. This position is resolute, clear and consistent, it is a crude interference of China's internal affairs, damages China's sovereignty and security interests and goes against the trend of peaceful development in cross-strait relations.
Let us be resolute in prosecuting our ends, and mild in our methods of so doing.
Virtuous motives, trammeled by inertia and timidity, are no match for armed and resolute wickedness. A sincere love of peace is no excuse for muddling hundreds of millions of humble folk into total war. The cheers of the weak, well-meaning assemblies soon cease to count. Doom marches on.
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- resolutCatalan, Valencian
- resolut, entschieden, entschlossenGerman
- resuelto, resolutoSpanish
- luja, päättäväinen, peräänantamatonFinnish
- résolue, ferme, résolu, déterminé, déterminéeFrench
- решительный, твёрдый, непоколебимыйRussian
- resolut, bestämdSwedish
- azimli, dirençli, kararlıTurkish
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