- 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: L resolutus, past participle of resolvere: see re- and amp; solve
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Origin: Middle English, dissolved, dissolute, from Latin resolūtus, relaxed, past participle of resolvere, to relax, untie; see resolve.
- resˈo·luteˌly adverb
- resˈo·luteˌness noun