(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun Unwavering firmness of character, action, or will: decision, decisiveness, determination, firmness, purpose, purposefulness, resoluteness, resolution, resolve, toughness, will, willpower. See CERTAIN, STRONG.

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  • decidedness — noun see decided …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • decidedness — See decidedly. * * * …   Universalium

  • decidedness — noun The state or quality of being decided …   Wiktionary

  • decidedness — n. definiteness, being already decided, being settled …   English contemporary dictionary

  • decidedness — de·cid·ed·ness …   English syllables

  • decidedness — noun see decided …   Useful english dictionary

  • resolution — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Determination Nouns 1. resolution, resoluteness, determination, will, decision, strength of mind, resolve, firmness, steadfastness, energy, pluck, grit, backbone, morale, gumption, courage, devotion,… …   English dictionary for students

  • resolve — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. determination, commitment, intention, steadfastness, resolution. v. determine, decide; separate, solve; elucidate, clear up, explain. See inquiry, change, judgment, answer. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To… …   English dictionary for students

  • decided — adjective Date: 1790 1. unquestionable < a decided advantage > 2. free from doubt or wavering < has decided ideas on politics > • decidedly adverb • decidedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • decided — decidedly, adv. decidedness, n. /di suy did/, adj. 1. in no way uncertain or ambiguous; unquestionable; unmistakable: a decided victory. 2. free from hesitation or wavering; resolute; determined: a decided approach to a problem. [1780 90; DECIDE… …   Universalium

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