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Definition of "resoluteness" [res•o•lute•ness]

  • The state or characteristic of being resolute; determination or resolution. (noun)

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Use "resoluteness" in a sentence
  • "In these times that kind of resoluteness is respected."
  • "The lack of flexibility of listening to others or of learning from the mistakes in democratic persuasions gives rise to a kind of theocratic resoluteness which is historically the leitmotif of fascistic trends of authoritarian rule - kind of muzzling and usurping the people's voices with resounding power over the democratic norms and practices."
  • ""They relate to whether Mr. Holder had the kind of resoluteness displayed by Attorney General Griffin Bell, by Attorney General Elliot Richardson, to say 'no' to their superiors.""