He was just as pushing and determinated and persisting in his work as though he was taking orders for enlarging crayon portraits.
late 14c., from Latin determinatus, past participle of determinare (see determine).
Precisely determined, limited, or defined.
Not continuing to grow at an apical meristem. In the cyme, a determinate inflorescence, for example, the first floret develops at the end of the meristem, and no further elongation of the inflorescence can occur.