resolute

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

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 notes[edit]

  • 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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Noun[edit]

resolute (plural resolutes)

  1. A determined person; one showing resolution.

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German[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

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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Participle[edit]

resolūte

  1. vocative masculine singular of resolūtus

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