decisively


decisively

adjective

  1. having the power or quality of deciding; putting an end to controversy; crucial or most important: Your argument was the decisive one.
  2. characterized by or displaying no or little hesitation; resolute; determined: The general was known for his decisive manner.
  3. indisputable; definite: a decisive defeat.
  4. unsurpassable; commanding: a decisive lead in the voting.

adjective

  1. influential; conclusivea decisive argument
  2. characterized by the ability to make decisions, esp quickly; resolute
adj.

1610s, from Medieval Latin decisivus, from Latin decis-, past participle stem of decidere (see decide). Related: Decisively; decisiveness.

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