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- n. The state or quality of being decisive.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of ending doubt, controversy, or the like; conclusiveness.
- n. The state of being marked by decision or prompt determination: as, decisiveness of character.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the trait of resoluteness as evidenced by firmness of character or purpose
- n. the quality of being final or definitely settled
The only decisiveness is coming from the Clinton Camp.
Your sardony bears the stain of the Old Republican mind: unfettered liberalism breeding questioning and hesitation when decisiveness is key.
It matters not that his decisiveness is a scripted act, or that the results of his firm decisions are almost uniformly disastrous.
Therefore our decisiveness is a clear cutting off of a fantasy and what it conceptually implies, like the cutting of a taut rope.
Did Bush's decisiveness really discredit the idea of decisiveness itself?
I thought the first debate had "decisiveness" down for McCain but impression was generally bad.
The most important characteristic of a President may be "decisiveness" e.g.
We let readers vote on four of our most special bottles, and the outcome had the kind of decisiveness that Al Franken and Norm Coleman can only dream about: Westport Rivers Winery 1999 Brut Cuvée won in a landslide. iStockphoto The Westport Rivers bubbly was a perfect OTBN candidate because of its special origins.
On the contrary, the Connecticut outcome shows precisely the kind of decisiveness that voters have been waiting for from the minority party.
To which I say, wow, even George Bush's "decisiveness" can't hold a candle to the recklessness of John McCain.