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  • nounperseverance
  • nounconclusion

synonyms for determination

  • assurance
  • boldness
  • bravery
  • conviction
  • courage
  • decision
  • dedication
  • energy
  • fortitude
  • grit
  • persistence
  • resolve
  • self-confidence
  • steadfastness
  • tenacity
  • valor
  • willpower
  • backbone
  • certainty
  • certitude
  • constancy
  • dauntlessness
  • doggedness
  • dogmatism
  • drive
  • fearlessness
  • guts
  • hardihood
  • heart
  • independence
  • indomitability
  • intrepidity
  • nerve
  • obstinacy
  • pluck
  • purpose
  • purposefulness
  • resoluteness
  • resolution
  • single-mindedness
  • spine
  • spunk
  • stubbornness
  • firm-ness
  • stiff upper lip
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antonyms for determination

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  • cowardice
  • diffidence
  • fear
  • idleness
  • indecision
  • indifference
  • timidity
  • wavering
  • weakness
  • irresolution
  • beginning
  • disinterest
  • doubt
  • hesitation
  • spinelessness
  • start
  • vacillation
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How to use determination in a sentence

Courts don’t generally review the president’s determinations on questions of national security, Dempsey said before the case was filed.
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In making this determination, she’d relied exclusively on documents turned over to her by Cisterra.
THE DEAL BEFORE THE 101 ASH ST. DEBACLE HELPS EXPLAIN HOW WE GOT HERELISA HALVERSTADT AND JESSE MARXAUGUST 24, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
For instance, a well-known system that categorizes seven basic emotions communicated by the same facial expressions in all cultures does not include expressions of pain and of the combination of determination and strain.
ANCIENT SCULPTURES HINT AT UNIVERSAL FACIAL EXPRESSIONS ACROSS CULTURESBRUCE BOWERAUGUST 19, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Belarusians are increasingly unable to tolerate the authoritarian tactics of Lukashenko and the determination to oust him is clear.
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If they did, they’d have to recuse themselves, because the property owner could allege the “judge” had made a determination before he went to “trial.”
POLITICS REPORT: MARA ELLIOTT, PLUMBERSCOTT LEWIS AND ANDREW KEATTSAUGUST 1, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
It was very disappointing and upsetting, but I was actually happy once we did get the call notifying me that we would have the site and since that determination was made, we’ve made the best of that site.
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Applying the language of Krakauer and Flack’s paper, “we can see the traces of both intrinsic, organismal individuality and environmental determination, even in what are likely to be some of the oldest known animals,” Hoyal Cuthill said.
WHAT IS AN INDIVIDUAL? BIOLOGY SEEKS CLUES IN INFORMATION THEORY.JORDANA CEPELEWICZJULY 16, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The developer appealed that determination to the county Planning Commission, and won.
MORNING REPORT: LILAC HILLS IS BACK (AGAIN)VOICE OF SAN DIEGOJUNE 24, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
There’s also a strong sense of determination and resilience.
TACKLING THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS CALLS FOR NOVEL IDEASKATHIANN KOWALSKIMAY 7, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
If you think of it in a certain way, it adds a certain type of determination.
DOES HOLLYWOOD STILL HAVE A PRINCESS PROBLEM? (EP. 394)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 24, 2019FREAKONOMICS
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WORDS RELATED TO DETERMINATION

  • conclusion
  • decision
  • determination
  • finding
  • pronouncement
  • ruling
  • settlement
  • verdict
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