characterized by great determination
"a struggle against a determined enemy"
having been learned or found or determined especially by investigation
devoting full strength and concentrated attention to
"made continued and determined efforts to find and destroy enemy headquarters"
determined, dictated, set(adj)
determined or decided upon as by an authority
"date and place are already determined"; "the dictated terms of surrender"; "the time set for the launching"
compulsive, determined, driven(adj)
strongly motivated to succeed
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
contumacious, decided, dogged, firm, fixed, headstrong, heady, immovable, indomitable, inflexible, intractable, mulish, obdurate, obstinate, opinionated, persistent, pertinacious, refractory, resolute, resolved, stubborn, unconquerable, unflinching, unyielding
instinct to do an action is foundational.
people ridicled her for her love of god but she continued dog-heartedlySubmitted by acronimous on January 11, 2018
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committed, specified, identified, decided, resolute, determine, defined, resolved, established, calculated, determines, fixed, decisive, determinate, set, determining, certain, measured, firm, solved, specific, found, concluded, particular, given, determination, ascertained, prepared, ruled, assessed
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How to use determined in a sentence?
You can't just flip a switch and vote by mail, this is a very involved process, a lot of what is possible in November will be determined now.
He was so much better than anyone else at the time, with my growing up and watching it, I tried to copy his mental strength. ... You could see it just by looking at him in the eye. If looks could kill you, he would literally kill you. He was so focused and determined to play well. And that's what I'm trying to do.
We are in talks with another and we still have not determined how much it will have to pay to correct itself, and we are still in talks with the other companies.
We falsely attribute to men a determined character - putting together all their yesterdays - and averaging them - we presume we know them. Pity the man who has character to support - it is worse than a large family - he is the silent poor indeed.
Mr. Draghi is showing that the ECB is determined to continue until it gets the results it needs. They are perfectly aware that they cannot afford to fail.
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- determinatCatalan, Valencian
- beherzt, bestimmt, resolut, entschlossen, entschiedenGerman
- päättäväinen, määrätietoinenFinnish
- résolu, déterminéFrench
- решительный, определенныйRussian
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