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dɪˈsaɪ dɪdde·cid·ed

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English Synonyms and Antonyms1.7 / 3 votes

  1. decided

    The headstrong person is not to be stopped in his own course of action, while the obstinate and stubborn is not to be driven to another's way. The headstrong act; the obstinate and stubborn may simply refuse to stir. The most amiable person may be obstinate on some one point; the stubborn person is for the most part habitually so; we speak of obstinate determination, stubborn resistance. Stubborn is the term most frequently applied to the lower animals and inanimate things. Refractory implies more activity of resistance; the stubborn horse balks; the refractory animal plunges, rears, and kicks; metals that resist ordinary processes of reduction are termed refractory. One is obdurate who adheres to his purpose in spite of appeals that would move any tender-hearted or right-minded person. Contumacious refers to a proud and insolent defiance of authority, as of the summons of a court. Pertinacious demand is contrasted with obstinate refusal. The unyielding conduct which we approve we call decided, firm, inflexible, resolute; that which we condemn we are apt to term headstrong, obstinate, stubborn. Compare PERVERSE.

    Synonyms:
    contumacious, determined, dogged, firm, fixed, headstrong, heady, immovable, indomitable, inflexible, intractable, mulish, obdurate, obstinate, opinionated, persistent, pertinacious, refractory, resolute, resolved, stubborn, unconquerable, unflinching, unyielding

    Antonyms:
    amenable, complaisant, compliant, docile, dutiful, gentle, irresolute, obedient, pliable, pliant, submissive, teachable, tractable, undecided, wavering, yielding

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 1 vote

  1. decided

    Synonyms:
    determined, ruled, resolute, firm, unwavering

    Antonyms:
    undecided, unsettled, irresolute, vacillating

Princeton's WordNet2.0 / 1 vote

  1. distinct, decidedadjective

    recognizable; marked

    "noticed a distinct improvement"; "at a distinct (or decided) disadvantage"

    Synonyms:
    discrete, clear-cut, trenchant, distinguishable, distinct

    Antonyms:
    indefinite

Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. decidedadjective

    Synonyms:
    determined, unwavering, unhesitating, resolute

  2. decidedadjective

    Synonyms:
    unequivocal, categorical, positive, absolute

  3. decidedadjective

    Synonyms:
    unquestionable, undeniable, indisputable, certain, clear, beyond all question, beyond a doubt, past dispute

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. decidedadjective

    Synonyms:
    unequivocal, determined, pronounced, unwavering, positive, incontrovertible

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How to use decided in a sentence?

  1. Unknown:

    Every oak tree started out as a couple of nuts who decided to stand their ground.

  2. Maung Moccy:

    I lived under military rule all my life and I never experienced such a crackdown, honestly, I'm afraid they have decided to backslide on democracy.

  3. Rogelio Zedillo:

    I think its a pity that they have closed what could have been a model prison, they were self-supporting, they (inmates) were producing. They grew vegetables. They had cattle, goats, pigs. There was a fish farm and a salt works ... the problem was political, the authorities decided not to continue as a penal colony, and so little by little it fell apart.

  4. Jennifer Leyton:

    I decided that if I knew I had the gene, I would make certain decisions in my life, and not knowing I had the gene, I'm just going to go on with my life and do what I need to do.

  5. Mark Levin:

    This is shocking, mitt Romney voted against confirming Ketanji Brown Jackson last year for circuit judge of the appellate court, and now says he hasn’t decided whether he’ll support elevating her to the Supreme Court.


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