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decided

[dih-sahy-did] /dɪˈsaɪ dɪd/
adjective
1.
in no way uncertain or ambiguous; unquestionable; unmistakable:
a decided victory.
2.
free from hesitation or wavering; resolute; determined:
a decided approach to a problem.
Origin of decided
1780-1790
1780-90; decide + -ed2
Related forms
decidedly, adverb
decidedness, noun
predecided, adjective
well-decided, adjective
Synonyms
1. undeniable, indisputable, positive, certain, pronounced, definite, sure, indubitable. 2. resolved, unhesitating, unwavering.
Antonyms
1, 2. uncertain.
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decided

/dɪˈsaɪdɪd/
adjective (prenominal)
1.
unmistakable: a decided improvement
2.
determined; resolute: a girl of decided character
Derived Forms
decidedly, adverb
decidedness, noun
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decided

adj.

"resolute," 1790, past participle adjective from decide. A decided victory is one whose reality is not in doubt; a decisive one goes far toward settling some issue. Related: Decidedly.

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