resolute

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin resolutus (released), past participle of resolvō (I release, I unbind).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹɛ.zəˌl(j)uːt/, /ˌɹɛ.zəˈl(j)uːt/
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  • Rhymes: -uːt

AdjectiveEdit

resolute (comparative more resolute, superlative most resolute)

  1. Firm, unyielding, determined.
    She was resolute in her determination to resist his romantic advances.
    He was resolute in his decision to stay.
  2. (obsolete) Convinced; satisfied; sure.

Usage notesEdit

  • The one-word comparative form resoluter and superlative form resolutest are both well attested, though not as common as the two-word forms “more resolute” and “most resolute”.

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NounEdit

resolute (plural resolutes)

  1. A determined person; one showing resolution.

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AdjectiveEdit

resolute

  1. inflection of resolut:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular

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ParticipleEdit

resolūte

  1. vocative masculine singular of resolūtus

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