decided

[ dih-sahy-did ]
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adjective
  1. in no way uncertain or ambiguous; unmistakable; unquestionable: a decided victory.

  2. free from hesitation or wavering; resolute; determined: a decided approach to a problem.

Origin of decided

1
First recorded in 1780–90; decide + -ed2

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Other words from decided

  • de·cid·ed·ly, adverb
  • de·cid·ed·ness, noun
  • pre·de·cid·ed, adjective
  • well-de·cid·ed, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for decided

decided

/ (dɪˈsaɪdɪd) /


adjective(prenominal)
  1. unmistakable: a decided improvement

  2. determined; resolute: a girl of decided character

Derived forms of decided

  • decidedly, adverb
  • decidedness, noun

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