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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.

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. Ludovic Orban:

    Our party has taken full responsibility at these difficult times, and now, with a full power government, I'm confident we will manage to rein in coronavirus more resolutely.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    See first that the design is wise and just: that ascertained, pursue it resolutely; do not for one repulse forego the purpose that you resolved to effect.

  3. Geng Shuang:

    The aim is to bring chaos to the situation in the South China Sea and damage regional peace and stability. China is resolutely opposed to this.

  4. Ben Caldecott:

    We need to ensure that commitments that have been made are tracked and held to account. Ensuring the integrity of these commitments over time is fundamental to actually making a difference and we now need to focus resolutely on the quality of promises made by financial institutions, not just their quantity.

  5. Vice Foreign Minister Wang Chao:

    This is a very big issue. China has good bilateral relations with Britain and also with the EU, china has resolutely and consistently supported the European integration process. So we would like to see Europe as one bloc and continue to play an even more important role in international affairs.

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