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decisive

de·ci·sive

decisive

 
 
pronunciation:
dih saI sihv
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having the power or character to make decisions or end disputes.
She is a very decisive person.
synonyms:
decided, determined, emphatic, resolute, strong-willed
antonyms:
indecisive, vacillating, wishy-washy
similar words:
forceful, last, ultimate, unwavering
definition 2: definite; clear-cut.
a decisive election victory
synonyms:
certain, clear-cut, conclusive, definite, definitive, final, incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, irrefutable, obvious, undeniable, unmistakable, unquestionable
antonyms:
equivocal, hesitant, indecisive
similar words:
absolute, categorical, deciding, explicit, unconditional, unequivocal, unqualified
derivations: decisively (adv.), decisiveness (n.)
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