decisively decisively  /dɪs ˈaɪ sɪv li/

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) with firmness
  2. (adv) with finality; conclusively
  3. (adv) in an indisputable degree

Antonyms(s)

Usage(s):

  1. President acted decisively abroad; waffles at home.
  2. In this sort of crisis we all want God to be sovereign, all powerful to be able to intervene decisively, to rule over every atom and molecule of the universe.
  3. Collectively, these actions decisively put Jones to the extreme left of Main Street, and on the fringes of the shady world of conspiracy theorists and UFO abductees.

News

  1. Court sides with Oklahoma, not Texas, in water dispute

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday decisively sided with Oklahoma and rejected Texas’ claim that it has a right under a 30-year-old agreement to cross their common border for water to serve th
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Henderson Daily News

  2. MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks Turn Decisively Lower; Data Weak

    MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks Turn Decisively Lower; Data Weak
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Court sides with Oklahoma in Red River dispute

    The Supreme Court on Thursday decisively sided with Oklahoma and rejected Texas' claim that it has a right under a 30-year-old agreement to cross their common border for water to serve the fast-growing ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "We cannot spend the next four years as we have spent much of the last eight: waiting for our luck to change. ...... As president I intend to act, quickly and decisively," McCain said Tuesday in battleground Pennsylvania.
    on Oct 14, 2008 By: John McCain Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "The war is not over," Bush said, but "it is decisively on its way to being won."
    on Dec 14, 2008 By: President Bush Source: ABC News

  3. Reacting to the ruling, Black's lawyer, Miguel Estrada of Gibson Dunn, said in a statement, "Given that the jury already decisively rejected the government's attempt to convict Mr. Black for 'traditional' fraud, we are confident the lower courts...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Miguel Estrada Source: The American Lawyer

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