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Word Example of - determination

    Example Sentences for determination

    "The determination is a wise one," said a voice at Daniel's elbow.

    They were few in numbers, but determination was written on every face.

    It is the determination of destiny,—as it is your desire,—that I should kill the King!

    "Something's got to be done," said Clif, with determination.

    “By the same way you escaped,” responded Dean with determination.

    He made no secret of his determination to exact the London Treaty.

    Determination, as "Nothing could influence him, he would do it."

    He was a man of great intelligence, perseverance, energy, and determination.

    Marco found himself silently watching The Rat with amazement at his determination and endurance.

    Determination unenlightened is obstinacy, and obstinacy is weakness.

Word Origin & History of - determination

    Word Origin & History

    determination late 14c., "decision, sentence," from Fr. détermination (14c.), from L. determinationem, noun of action from determinare (see determine). As "a bringing to an end" (especilly of a suit at law), late 15c. As "fixed direction toward a goal," from 1650s, originally in physics or anatomy; metaphoric sense "fixation of will" is from 1680s; that of "quality of being resolute" is from 1822.

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