Determination and evaluation

resolution
(n)
rez-o-LOO-shǝn
Meaning

1. refusal to give up; determination; firmness of purpose

1st Sample Sentence

1. Through sheer resolution and hard work, he overcame his poverty and earned a law degree.

2nd Meaning

2. decision

2nd Sample Sentence

2. After being arrested for public drunkenness, he made the resolution to never touch alcohol again.

Root

re (intensive prefix)#solvere (to loosen, resolve, dissolve) (Latin)

Synonyms

certitude, conviction, resolution, resolve

Antonyms

ambivalence

Mnemonics

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.