1. refusal to give up; determination; firmness of purpose
1. Through sheer resolution and hard work, he overcame his poverty and earned a law degree.
2. After being arrested for public drunkenness, he made the resolution to never touch alcohol again.
re (intensive prefix)#solvere (to loosen, resolve, dissolve) (Latin)
certitude, conviction, resolution, resolve
Want to reconsider the SOLUTION? NO, NO, NO. Implies a determination. When professor blamed Raju that he copied the solution. He gave a resolution. He said I am determined about my solution sir. He is firm in his response Resolution reminds me of revolution, so during American Revolution, America determined to win.