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resolved

[ri-zolvd] /rɪˈzɒlvd/
adjective
1.
firm in purpose or intent; determined.
Origin
1490-1500
1490-1500; resolve + -ed2
Related forms
resolvedly
[ri-zol-vid-lee] /rɪˈzɒl vɪd li/ (Show IPA),
adverb
resolvedness, noun
unresolved, adjective
well-resolved, adjective
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Examples from the web for unresolved
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for unresolved

unresolved

/ˌʌnrɪˈzɒlvd/
adjective
1.
(of a problem or dispute) not having been solved or concluded

resolved

/rɪˈzɒlvd/
adjective
1.
fixed in purpose or intention; determined
Derived Forms
resolvedly (rɪˈzɒlvɪdlɪ) adverb
resolvedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unresolved
adj.

1570s, "undecided" (of questions), from un- (1) "not" + past participle of resolve (v.). Meaning "uncertain in opinion" is attested from 1590s.

resolved

adj.

"determined," 1520s, past participle adjective from resolve (v.). Related: Resolvedly.

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