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
List of paraphrases:
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?
We cannot be too earnest, too persistent, too determined, about living superior to the herd-instinct.
I feel amazing, in my life right now, I have so much motivation. I am so hungry and so determined. I am young, I am healthy and I feel great... 42 is the new 32.
That which seems most feeble and bewildered in you is the strongest and most determined.
Constant and determined effort breaks down all resistence and sweeps away all obstacles.
We're determined to do everything that we can in order to be able to make this important milestone, but that depends on a lot of things and we are determined to work on them and find out.
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- determinatCatalan, Valencian
- beherzt, bestimmt, resolut, entschlossen, entschiedenGerman
- päättäväinen, määrätietoinenFinnish
- résolu, déterminéFrench
- решительный, определенныйRussian
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