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Princeton's WordNet

  1. resolutelyadverb

    showing firm determination or purpose

    "she resolutely refused to look at him or speak to him"; "he entered the building resolutely"

  2. decisively, resolutelyadverb

    with firmness

    "`I will come along,' she said decisively"


  1. resolutelyadverb

    In a resolute manner.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Resolutelyadverb

    Determinately; firmly; constantly; steadily.

    Etymology: from resolute.

    We resolutely must,
    To the few virtues that we have, be just. Wentworth Dillon.

    A man, who lives a virtuous life, despises the pleasures of sin, and notwithstanding all the allurements of sense persists resolutely in his course. John Tillotson, Sermons.

    Some of those facts he examines, some he resolutely denies; others he endeavours to extenuate, and the rest he distorts with unnatural turns. Jonathan Swift, Miscellenies.


  1. resolutely

    Resolutely refers to carrying out actions or making decisions in a determined, unwavering, or steadfast manner. It involves showing strong will and commitment towards a particular course of action or belief, often in spite of challenges and adversity. It can be used to describe individuals who demonstrate resolve or determination.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Resolutelyadverb

    in a resolute manner; with fixed purpose; boldly; firmly; steadily; with perseverance

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of resolutely in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of resolutely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of resolutely in a Sentence

  1. Claude M. Bristol:

    Strong minded, resolutely willed, you can create out of nothing a great business, a huge empire, a new world. Others have and they have no monopoly.

  2. Zhang Zhijun:

    It must be seen that the forces of Taiwan independence are obstinately and resolutely promoting their separatist position, and this is the biggest threat to the peace and stability of the Taiwan Strait.

  3. Foreign Ministry:

    China will resolutely respond to any country's deliberate provocations.

  4. Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang:

    China resolutely opposes any country, organization, body or individual giving any kind of platform to the 14th Dalai Lama to engage in anti-China splittist activities.

  5. Joseph Tobin:

    The factual errors, innuendo and fearful ideology of the' testimony,' serve to strengthen our conviction to move ahead resolutely in protecting the young and vulnerable from any sort of abuse.

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    an unpleasant or disastrous destiny
    A doom
    B observe
    C emerge
    D inspire

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