Origin of resoluteClassical Latin resolutus, past participle of resolvere: see re- and solve
Prospectors during the late 1800's in the Rocky Mountains were resolute in their pursuit of finding gold and striking it rich.
An example of resolute is when you just keep trying and trying to learn piano no matter what setbacks you face.
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)
From Latin resolutus (past participle of resolvÅ).
- But he was not resolute in his opposition.
- She entered the room with resolute steps.
- A resolute shrug indicated his search was futile.
- The look of his eyes was resolute, calm, and animatedly alert, as never before.
- As a rule, the bishops were resolute enemies of the Montanistic enthusiasm.