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decisiveness

[ dih-sahy-siv-nis ]
/ dɪˈsaɪ sɪv nɪs /
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noun
the quality of determining an outcome or of settling or resolving a question: All the facts point to the decisiveness of that battle, to it being the turning point of the war.
the characteristic or practice of deciding or acting without hesitation; resoluteness: When buying real estate, decisiveness and patience are a rare but valuable and complementary combination.
the quality of being unquestionable or definite: This was the team’s most complete effort yet, as demonstrated by the decisiveness of the win—an impressive 62–21!
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Origin of decisiveness

OTHER WORDS FROM decisiveness

non·de·ci·sive·ness, noun
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