resolvedness

resolved

[ri-zolvd]
adjective
firm in purpose or intent; determined.

Origin:
1490–1500; resolve + -ed2

resolvedly [ri-zol-vid-lee] , adverb
resolvedness, noun
unresolved, adjective
well-resolved, adjective
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resolved (rɪˈzɒlvd)
 
adj
fixed in purpose or intention; determined
 
resolvedly
 
adv
 
re'solvedness
 
n

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resolve
late 14c., from L. resolvere "to loosen, undo, settle," from re-, intensive prefix, + solvere "loosen" (see solve). Same sense evolution as in resolution. The noun meaning "determination" is first recorded 1592.
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resolve re·solve (rĭ-zŏlv')
v. re·solved, re·solv·ing, re·solves

  1. To cause resolution of an abnormal condition.

  2. To separate an optically inactive compound or mixture into its optically active constituents.

  3. To render parts of an image visible and distinct.

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