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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[ It would also be ] a signal to China, if signed, that future cooperation will be determined by a larger power.
The recent election results present us with a new opportunity to advance pro-gun legislation and reverse the erosion of the Second Amendment that's occurred over the last few decades. I look forward to working with the new President and this determined group of conservatives to promote a pro-gun agenda.
I am determined to prioritise the resources we need to combat the terrorist threat because protecting the British people is my number one duty, this is a generational struggle that demands we provide more manpower to combat those who would destroy us and our values.
On Saturday, officers observed approximately 50protesters congregating outside of the clinic, the gathering was determined to be a violation of mass gatherings in the North Carolina Stay at Home Order.
We are determined to take all measures against provocateurs who try to disrupt public order.
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- determinatCatalan, Valencian
- beherzt, bestimmt, resolut, entschlossen, entschiedenGerman
- päättäväinen, määrätietoinenFinnish
- résolu, déterminéFrench
- решительный, определенныйRussian
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