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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of resolvere; RESOLVE1

resolute

adjective
     
res‧o‧lute
doing something in a very determined way because you have very strong beliefs, aims etc [≠ irresolute]:
resolute opposition
resolute leadership
She remained resolute in her belief that the situation would improve.
resolutely adverb:
Mia resolutely refused to talk about her illness.

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