Synonyms for resolution

Grammar : Noun
Spell : rez-uh-loo-shuhn
Phonetic Transcription : ˌrɛz əˈlu ʃən

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Définition of resolution

Origin :
  • late 14c., "a breaking into parts," from Old French resolution (14c.) or directly from Latin resolutionem (nominative resolutio) "process of reducing things into simpler forms," from past participle stem of resolvere "loosen" (see resolve). Sense of "a solving" (as of mathematical problems) first recorded 1540s, as is that of "power of holding firmly" (cf. resolute). Sense of "decision or expression of a meeting" is from c.1600. Meaning "effect of an optical instrument" is from 1860.
  • noun determination, strong will
  • noun answer, judgment
Example sentences :
  • Miss Milbrey wondered somewhat; but her mind was easy, for her resolution had been taken.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Mr. Disraeli offered a resolution of dissatisfaction in the House of Commons.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • If this resolution be adhered to, then will my father never see me more!
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • With a firm and unanimous voice the resolution to follow him was adopted.
  • Extract from : « A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion » by William Dobein James
  • I am not so much surprised that he formed the resolution the night before.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • In this resolution he had begun to dress, but before he had finished had begun to have his doubts.
  • Extract from : « Weighed and Wanting » by George MacDonald
  • "Yes," Dick said, and now there was resolution in his answer.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • His resolution of leaving Churchhill is consistent with his general eagerness.
  • Extract from : « Lady Susan » by Jane Austen
  • To assist us in such a resolution I feel that absence will be necessary.
  • Extract from : « Lady Susan » by Jane Austen
  • Mr Verloc, still pale, had brought an air of resolution with him.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad

Antonyms for resolution

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