Word of the Day – Determination
Determination – d ih t er m ih n ey sh ax n
To show firmness of purpose
Jeremy tackled the task with determination
the act of coming to a decision or of fixing or settling a purpose.
ascertainment, as after observation or investigation
the information ascertained; solution.
the settlement of a dispute, question, etc., as by authoritative decision.
the decision or settlement arrived at or pronounced.
the quality of being resolute; firmness of purpose.
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First known use
1350–1400; Middle English (<Anglo-French ) <Latin dēterminātiōn- (stem of dēterminātiō) a boundary, conclusion, equivalent to dētermināt(us)