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RESOLUTELY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does resolutely mean? 

RESOLUTELY (adverb)
  The adverb RESOLUTELY has 2 senses:

1. showing firm determination or purpose
2. with firmness

  Familiarity information: RESOLUTELY used as an adverb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RESOLUTELY (adverb)


Sense 1resolutely [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Showing firm determination or purpose

Context examples:

she resolutely refused to look at him or speak to him / he entered the building resolutely

Antonym:

irresolutely (lacking determination or decisiveness)

Pertainym:

resolute (firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination)


Sense 2resolutely [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

With firmness

Synonyms:

decisively; resolutely

Context example:

'I will come along,' she said decisively


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