- The definition of resolute is being firm and unwavering in your convictions.
An example of resolute is when you just keep trying and trying to learn piano no matter what setbacks you face.
Origin of resoluteClassical Latin resolutus, past participle of resolvere: see re- and amp; solve
Origin of resoluteMiddle English, dissolved, dissolute, from Latin resolūtus, relaxed, past participle of resolvere, to relax, untie; see resolve.
(comparative more resolute, superlative most resolute)
- 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”.
From Latin resolutus (past participle of resolvō).