1. Altered from an originally straight condition
2. Fixed in one's purpose; SYN. bent on, dead set, intent on, out to.
3. Of metal e.g.; SYN. crumpled, dented.
4. Used especially of the head or upper back; SYN. bowed, inclined.
1. Free from ambiguity; unequivocal; unmistakable; unquestionable; clear; evident.
2. Free from doubt or wavering; determined; of fixed purpose; fully settled; positive; resolute; SYN. Decided, Decisive.
1. Characterized by great determination.
2. Determined or decided upon as by an authority; SYN. dictated, set.
3. Devoting full strength and concentrated attention to.
4. Having been learned or found or determined especially by investigation.
ETYM Old Eng. quite, Old Fren. quite, French quitte. Related to Quit, Quiet.
(Usually followed by 'of') Released from something onerous (especially an obligation or duty); SYN. rid.
ETYM Cf. French résolu. The Latin resolutus (p. p. of resolvere) means, relaxed, enervated, effeminate. Related to Resolve.
Firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination.
Determined; SYN. single-minded.
1. Established in a desired position or place; not moving about.
2. Established or decided beyond dispute or doubt.
3. Not changeable.
ETYM Pref. un- not + bending; properly p. pr. unbend.
1. Not bending; not yielding to pressure; stiff; - applied to material things.
2. Unyielding in will; not subject to persuasion or influence; inflexible; resolute; - applied to people.
3. Unyielding in nature; unchangeable; fixed; - applied to abstract ideas.