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Determination vs. Stubborn

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Determinationnoun

The act of determining, or the state of being determined.

‘Through sheer determination, we managed to escape from the tornado.’;

Stubbornadjective

Refusing to move or to change one's opinion; obstinate; firmly resisting; persistent in doing something.

‘He is pretty stubborn about his political beliefs, so why bother arguing?’; ‘Blood can make a very stubborn stain on fabrics if not washed properly.’;

Determinationnoun

Bringing to an end; termination; limit.

Stubbornadjective

Of materials: physically stiff and inflexible; not easily melted or worked.

Determinationnoun

Direction or tendency to a certain end; impulsion.

Stubbornnoun

(informal) Stubbornness.

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Determinationnoun

The quality of mind which reaches definite conclusions; decision of character; resoluteness.

Stubbornnoun

A disease of citrus trees characterized by stunted growth and misshapen fruit, caused by Spiroplasma citri.

Determinationnoun

(countable) The state of decision; a judicial decision, or ending of controversy.

Stubbornadjective

Firm as a stub or stump; stiff; unbending; unyielding; persistent; hence, unreasonably obstinate in will or opinion; not yielding to reason or persuasion; refractory; harsh; - said of persons and things; as, stubborn wills; stubborn ore; a stubborn oak; as stubborn as a mule.

‘And I was young and full of ragerie [wantonness]Stubborn and strong, and jolly as a pie.’; ‘These heretics be so stiff and stubborn.’; ‘Your stubborn usage of the pope.’;

Determinationnoun

(countable) That which is determined upon; result of deliberation; purpose; conclusion formed; fixed resolution.

Stubbornadjective

tenaciously unwilling or marked by tenacious unwillingness to yield

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Determinationnoun

A flow, rush, or tendency to a particular part

‘a determination of blood to the head’;

Stubbornadjective

not responding to treatment;

‘a stubborn infection’; ‘a refractory case of acne’;

Determinationnoun

(countable) The act, process, or result of any accurate measurement, as of length, volume, weight, intensity, etc.

‘the determination of the wavelength of light’; ‘the determination of the level of salt in sea water’; ‘the determination of the oxygen in the air’;

Stubbornadjective

difficult to treat or deal with;

‘stubborn rust stains’; ‘a stubborn case of acne’;

Determinationnoun

The act of defining a concept or notion by giving its essential constituents.

Stubbornadjective

persisting in a reactionary stand

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Determinationnoun

The addition of a distinguishing feature to a concept or notion, thus limiting its extent; -- the opposite of generalization.

Stubbornadjective

having or showing dogged determination not to change one's attitude or position on something, especially in spite of good arguments or reasons to do so

‘two stubborn young people intent on doing their own thing’; ‘a stubborn refusal to learn from experience’;

Determinationnoun

The act of determining the relations of an object, such as genus and species; the referring of minerals, plants, or animals, to the species to which they belong; classification

‘I am indebted to a friend for the determination of most of these shells.’;

Stubbornadjective

difficult to move, remove, or cure

‘the removal of stubborn screws’;

Determinationnoun

The act of determining, or the state of being determined.

Determinationnoun

Bringing to an end; termination; limit.

‘A speedy determination of that war.’;

Determinationnoun

Direction or tendency to a certain end; impulsion.

‘Remissness can by no means consist with a constant determination of the will . . . to the greatest apparent good.’;

Determinationnoun

The quality of mind which reaches definite conclusions; decision of character; resoluteness.

‘He only is a well-made man who has a good determination.’;

Determinationnoun

The state of decision; a judicial decision, or ending of controversy.

Determinationnoun

That which is determined upon; result of deliberation; purpose; conclusion formed; fixed resolution.

‘So bloodthirsty a determination to obtain convictions.’;

Determinationnoun

A flow, rush, or tendency to a particular part; as, a determination of blood to the head.

Determinationnoun

The act, process, or result of any accurate measurement, as of length, volume, weight, intensity, etc.; as, the determination of the ohm or of the wave length of light; the determination of the salt in sea water, or the oxygen in the air.

Determinationnoun

The act of defining a concept or notion by giving its essential constituents.

Determinationnoun

The act of determining the relations of an object, as regards genus and species; the referring of minerals, plants, or animals, to the species to which they belong; classification; as, I am indebted to a friend for the determination of most of these shells.

Determinationnoun

the act of determining the properties of something

Determinationnoun

the quality of being determined to do or achieve something;

‘his determination showed in his every movement’; ‘he is a man of purpose’;

Determinationnoun

a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration;

‘a decision unfavorable to the opposition’; ‘his conclusion took the evidence into account’; ‘satisfied with the panel's determination’;

Determinationnoun

the act of making up your mind about something;

‘the burden of decision was his’; ‘he drew his conclusions quickly’;

Determinationnoun

the quality of being determined; firmness of purpose

‘those who succeed because of sheer grit and determination’;

Determinationnoun

the process of establishing something exactly by calculation or research

‘determination of molecular structures’;

Determinationnoun

the settlement of a dispute by the authoritative decision of a judge or arbitrator

‘expert determination’;

Determinationnoun

a judicial decision or sentence.

Determinationnoun

the controlling or deciding of the nature or outcome of something

‘genetic sex determination’;

Determinationnoun

the cessation of an estate or interest.

Determinationnoun

a tendency to move in a fixed direction.

Determination

Determination is a positive emotional feeling that involves persevering towards a difficult goal in spite of obstacles. Determination occurs prior to goal attainment and serves to motivate behavior that will help achieve one's goal.

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