Etymology

1. resolutely

adverb. ['ˈrɛsəˌluːtli, ˈrɛzəˌluːtli'] with firmness.

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • resolute (English)
  • resolutus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Resolutely

  • abruptly
  • absolutely
  • abundantly
  • accidently
  • accurately
  • acutely
  • adamantly
  • adequately
  • adequately
  • adroitly
  • affectionately
  • alertly
  • alternately
  • apparently
  • appropriately
  • approximately
  • aptly
  • ardently
  • arrogantly
  • astutely

Sentences with resolutely


1. Adverb
In no time at all, your frosting is sullied with cake crumbs and your cake remains resolutely unfrosted.

Quotes about resolutely


1. He made a sound like a choked laughed before he reached out and pulled her into her arms. She was aware of Luke watching them from the window, but she shut her eyes resolutely and buried her face against Jace's shoulder. He smelled of salt and blood, and only when his mouth came close to her ear did she understand what he was saying, and it was the simplest litany of all: her name, just her name.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

2. I don't want to base my life on a symbol,"he said resolutely. "I want reality, and the Christian faith has always been rooted in reality. What's not rooted in reality is the faith of liberal scholars. They're the ones who are following a pipe dream, but Christianity is not a pipe dream.
- Gregory A. Boyd

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