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Synonyms for resolute
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. resolute(adj)

    firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination

    "stood resolute against the enemy"; "faced with a resolute opposition"; "a resolute and unshakeable faith"

    Synonyms:
    unhesitating

    Antonyms:
    infirm, weak-kneed, irresolute, unstable, vacillant, discouraged, vacillating, indecisive, wavering

  2. unhesitating, resolute(adj)

    characterized by quickness and firmness

    "his reply was unhesitating"

    Synonyms:
    unhesitating

    Antonyms:
    unstable, discouraged, vacillant, weak-kneed, infirm, wavering, vacillating, irresolute, indecisive

Wiktionary

  1. resolute(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    irresolute

  2. resolute(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    irresolute

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. resolute

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

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

Editors Contribution

  1. detemined

    Submitted by anonymous on December 17, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. resolute(a.)

    Synonyms:
    firm, determined, steady, decided, resolved, stanch, steadfast, constant, persevering, unwavering, inflexible, undaunted, hardy, unshaken, bold, stout-hearted

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. resolute(a)

    Synonyms:
    determined, unwavering, unflinching, steadfast, firm, pertinacious

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How to use resolute in a sentence?

  1. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    When a resolute young fellow steps up to the great bully, the world, and takes him boldly by the beard, he is often surprised to find it comes off in his hand, and that it was only tied on to scare away the timid adventurers.

  2. Michael Kugelman:

    We shouldn't overstate the importance of this letter. It may be a case of the Taliban trying to earn some legitimacy and goodwill by playing the role of good guy and proposing nonviolent solutions, at the end of the day, The Taliban has no incentive to propose talks unless it's starting to feel major pressure on the battlefield. Though U.S. forces have ramped up their fight, I think it's too early for The Taliban to suddenly conclude it's not worth fighting anymore. Michael Kugelman said the Taliban offer could nonetheless be useful to the President Trump administration. Even if the letter is just a bluff, and I assume it is, the White House can say - Look, our strategy is already paying off. A spate of bombings last month in Kabul fueled anger against The Taliban across the country, and prompted the President Trump administration to close the doors for peace talks with the Islamic insurgents. Taliban fighters( Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) But The Taliban knows President Trump does n’t want the U.S. to be in Special Representative for Afghanistan. The Taliban will be banking on the belief the U.S. and the West have lost the will to remain there. US ADDING AIR POWER, INTELLIGENCE GATHERING IN AFGHANISTAN US AND PAKISTAN CLASH AT United Nations ' OVER Special Representative for Afghanistan In a recent visit to eastern Special Representative for Afghanistan, General John Nicholson, who commands the U.S. and NATO’s Resolute Support mission in the Special Representative for Afghanistan, said the intensified U.S. offensive is producing results.

  3. William Shakespeare:

    The trust I have is in mine innocence, and therefore am I bold and resolute.

  4. Walter Scott:

    There never will exist anything permanently noble and excellent in the character which is a stranger to resolute self-denial.

  5. The Queen:

    Together we are tackling this disease, and I want to reassure you that if we remain united and resolute, then we will overcome it, i hope in the years to come everyone will be able to take pride in how they responded to this challenge.


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