Synonyms for determination

Grammar : Noun
Spell : dih-tur-muh-ney-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : dɪˌtɜr məˈneɪ ʃən

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Définition of determination

Origin :
  • mid-14c., "decision, sentence," from Old French déterminacion (14c.) "determination, settlement, definition," from Latin determinationem (nominative determinatio) "conclusion, boundary," noun of action from past participle stem of determinare (see determine).
  • As "a bringing to an end" (especilly of a suit at law), late 15c. As "fixed direction toward a goal," from 1650s, originally in physics or anatomy; metaphoric sense "fixation of will" is from 1680s; that of "quality of being resolute" is from 1822.
  • noun perseverance
  • noun conclusion
Example sentences :
  • Let us renew our determination, our courage, and our strength.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • "No," the bride replied, and there was determination in the monosyllable.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • Lines 44 and 45 announce Marduk's determination to build Babylon.
  • Extract from : « The Babylonian Legends of the Creation » by British Museum
  • The tribesmen displayed the greatest boldness and determination.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • My determination was confirmed at this instant by the appearance of Lady Geraldine.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • "I want some things," repeated Lucy Ann, with determination.
  • Extract from : « Tiverton Tales » by Alice Brown
  • Her cheeks were deep crimson, and she bit her lip with determination.
  • Extract from : « The Gentleman From Indiana » by Booth Tarkington
  • That was an injustice and a determination to hurt my feelings.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • "Certainly not," said I; and after having uttered this determination, I was more at ease.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 9 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • The worse he grew, the more rigid and inflexible he became in his determination.
  • Extract from : « Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit » by Charles Dickens

Antonyms for determination

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