firm in purpose or intent; determined.
/rɪˈzɒl vɪd li/
fixed in purpose or intention; determined
(of a problem or dispute) not having been solved or concluded
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It is a deep, dark body of water famed for one unresolved mystery.
Lily lives in a world of fine gradations and unresolved ambiguities.
By now it's an old and tired antagonism, an unresolved one.
Now, some might say that one of the problems with soccer is the potential for unresolved conflict: the tie.
The guitars opened for a surge of ringing chords in the middle of the song, but it was determined to remain unresolved.
Things have eased, but there's still a lot of underlying tensions, and a lot of unresolved business.
The picture is uncomfortable and, when it's over, unresolved yet emotion- ally affecting.
The picture is un- comfortable and, when it's over, unresolved yet emotionally affecting.
The mechanism by which probiotics prevent pneumonia, however, remains unresolved.
So, the marrow transplant is healing the unresolved trauma in the immune system.
But the researchers determined that these unresolved sources could not account for all of the remaining x-rays.
But the legal questions surrounding this promising technology are almost all as yet unresolved.
Detractors claim that this rosy scenario overlooks unresolved issues.
Several other sectors that were also proposed last spring are still unresolved.
The entire debate is about how any complex self-replicating system can come naturalistically, remains unresolved, even by you.
More taxa, more characters: the hoatzin problem is still unresolved.
The other unresolved question is how caloric restriction actually works in the monkeys.
And implants may also shed light on some of the brain's unresolved mysteries.
These are issues with observation that point to unresolved errors.
And how they ever found the place, whether by design or accident, is yet another unresolved question.
There was an unresolved tension at the heart of that strategy.
The unresolved quarrel over the debt ceiling is reason enough all by itself for a lower rating.
Also, an unresolved tension in his position became obtrusive.
But some issues remain unresolved, such as identification of mechanisms that bring genetic potential to fruition.
But the prospect of genetic therapies to come has created predictable warnings and unresolved, ethical and political debates.
These unresolved questions tell us two things about the investigation to date.
Yet despite all the ink spilled on these issues, an unresolved question has persisted for two centuries.
Much religious xenophobia in the world he says stems from historical grievances and unresolved transgressions.
Now's when they roll up the sleeves of their robes and start cranking out opinions in the dozens of cases still unresolved.
Modern fiction is so often edgy and cynical, or it ends on a heavy, unresolved note.
He simply couldn't bear the thought of leaving the mystery unresolved.
There are people walking around in it, and a white unresolved object apparently flying over it.
Asteroids in the main belt are in general too small and too far away to see them as anything other than unresolved dots.
However, a couple of things are still unresolved in my head.
The origin of values and preferences is an unresolved theoretical question in behavioral and social sciences.
Actually, there are a lot of unresolved things here.
In our view it is unsatisfactory to leave the matter unresolved.
When you can do that the case will be closed, until then this is unresolved.
Or take no course at all, considering how many meetings end with everything unresolved and left to die of indifference.
Still, his unresolved relationship with his father stayed with him.
Even then, the debate about him will probably be unresolved.
For millions of people, sinusitis can drag on for months or years, unresolved by medical interventions.
Time has added a few more items to the list of unresolved issues.
Yet many issues were left unresolved-such as the exact crimes to which the firms would confess.
The biggest unresolved dispute is the criteria for appointments.
Fighting has been fierce and, at mid-week, was still unresolved.
Now they have the treaty, many of the same people are muttering and wailing about unresolved problems hidden in its leaden prose.
The film ends with this, for her, momentous decision left unresolved.
The new-found stability is not a façade, but crucial issues remain unresolved.
The ultimate cause of the altered levels of autoantibody in anorexics and bulimics is unresolved as yet.
Consumers are also likely to defer big purchases as long as the crisis is unresolved and credit is scarce.
Yet the political conflict will still be there, unresolved in spite of the battles and the destroyed human lives.
Agreement on high principles was also made easier by leaving the matter of their enforcement entirely unresolved.
It also has serious unresolved questions about its political future.
And so-with a few exceptions-her final chords tend to remain unresolved.
The purpose was to hold talks on the old and still unresolved border question.
Price lets the question surface on its own, wisely leaves it unresolved.
But the plan still has a long way to go before being enacted, and many details remain unresolved.
Unresolved is a spending plan for the upcoming budget year.