- IPA: /ˈɹɛ.zəˌl(j)uːt/, /ˌɹɛ.zəˈl(j)uːt/
- Firm, unyielding, determined.
- She was resolute in her determination to resist his romantic advances.
- He was resolute in his decision to stay.
- c. 1591–1592, William Shakespeare, “The Third Part of Henry the Sixt, […]”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, [Act V, scene iv]:
- Edward is at hand, / Ready to fight; therefore be resolute.
, Emily Dickinson, ‘I’m the little “Heart’s Ease”!’ (poem):
- If the Coward Bumble Bee / In his chimney corner stay, / I, must resoluter be!
- (obsolete) Convinced; satisfied; sure.
- See also Thesaurus:obstinate
- French: résolu, résolue, ferme, déterminé, déterminée
- German: entschieden, entschlossen, resolut
- Russian: непоколеби́мый
- Spanish: resoluto
resolute (plural resolutes)