Origin of determined
Examples from the Web for determinedly
Ted Cruz determinedly took a position of all-out opposition.
In the midst of this maelstrom came a strange and determinedly anachronistic new novel by William Goldman.American Dreams, 1973: The Princess Bride by William Goldman|Nathaniel Rich|August 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“We will respond to the threat of climate change,” President Obama said determinedly during his address.Barack Obama, Beyoncé, and More Inauguration Highlights|The Daily Beast Video|January 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Here, Cattrall casts off every remnant of glamour and determinedly mines her ugly side.
"I think I must go," she said hurriedly, after a glance at his determinedly altruistic profile.The Street of Seven Stars|Mary Roberts Rinehart
He was found under a bed, and hurried to get away, being most determinedly chased by the energetic landlord.
"Glad they're enjoying it," he gave back with a disgruntled air that Ruth determinedly ignored.The Innocent Adventuress|Mary Hastings Bradley
"I think she is a little more herself to-day," he would say determinedly, till David wondered to hear him.Tommy and Grizel|J.M. Barrie
We ask ourselves, whence the courage which inspired us to face so determinedly what was before us?Through Shot and Flame|J. D. Kestell.
1560s, "decided," past participle adjective from determine. Meaning "limited" is from c.1600; that of "characterized by resolution" is from c.1600, of actions; 1772, of persons.