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 for "determined":
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?
Garrison officers and soldiers are determined, confident, and capable of safeguarding national sovereignty and development interests and the long-term prosperity and stability of Hong Kong.
Based on feedback and proposals received from industry we have determined it is necessary to revisit the requirements, acquisition strategy and schedule before moving forward.
The ballistics subsequently came back from the Kentucky state police and determined that the shot that they claimed hit Officer Mattingly, they could not determine it was fired from( Walker's) gun.
I am determined to go back to the same army public school where terrorists tried to kill me and where the terrorists killed my classmates, on hearing the gunshots, our teachers quickly shut the door of the auditorium in an effort to stop the terrorists from entering there. But the attackers broke the door and sneaked into the auditorium. Once inside the hall, they tried to kill all the children. Students were falling down and bleeding and one bullet also hit me in my arm.
What Defense Department has determined, the Secretary has determined is that we will build 177 miles... So this did not meet the totality of their request.
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- determinatCatalan, Valencian
- beherzt, bestimmt, resolut, entschlossen, entschiedenGerman
- päättäväinen, määrätietoinenFinnish
- résolu, déterminéFrench
- решительный, определенныйRussian
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