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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. Chris Capossela:

    We do not believe that Facebook is effectively managing violent and divisive speech on their platform, despite repeated assertions by Facebook to take action, we have not seen meaningful change. Earlier this month we communicated to Facebook that we were unhappy with their stance on hate speech. ... We are hopeful that Facebook will take action and make it a safe space for our consumers to communicate and gather. As a company, we stand for the values of togetherness and inclusion and we are resolute in our commitment to make a difference and be part of positive change.

  2. 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.

  3. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    A good intention but fixed and resolute - bent on high and holy ends, we shall find means to them on every side and at every moment; and even obstacles and opposition will but make us "like the fabled specter-ships," which sail the fastest in the very teeth of the wind.

  4. Aquaviva:

    Let us be resolute in prosecuting our ends, and mild in our methods of so doing.

  5. The French Presidency:

    Our country thus confirms its resolute commitment to fight against the terrorist threat represented by Daesh (Islamic State). We will strike each time that our national security is at stake.

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