decisive - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate decisive

decisive is hyphenated as de-ci-sive

How to pronounce decisive

decisive is pronounced dɪ´s äɪs ɪv

Number of syllables in decisive

The number of syllables in decisive is 3

What part of speech in decisive?

decisive is an adjective

How common in the word decisive?

decisive is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does decisive convey?

Has a sentiment score of 1 on a scale of -5 to +5

Common collocations after 'decisive'

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Common collocations before 'decisive'

after, being, did, down, hand, last, might, nothing, off, people, play, something, take, two, voice

Words with similar spelling to decisive

derisive

Synonyms of 'decisive'

absolute, admissible, apt, authentic, authoritative, binding, certain, charged, circumstantial, clear, climacteric, complete, compulsory, conclusive, convincing, critical, crucial, dedicated, definitive, determined, devoted, downright, earnest, effectual, entire, evidential, evidentiary, expeditious, explicit, express, final, fixed, flat, formative, hard-and-fast, hearsay, immediate, indicative, ineluctable, institutive, irresistible, masterful, material, must, necessary, nuncupative, obligatory, obstinate, occasional, out-and-out, peremptory, perfect, persistent, persuasive, pivotal, positive, punctual, purposeful, quick, ready, relentless, reliable, round, satisfactory, serious, set, significant, sincere, speedy, straight, straight-out, suggestive, summary, sure, sure-enough, swift, symptomatic, telling, tenacious, total, true, ultimate, unconditional, unconditioned, unequivocal, unhampered, unhesitating, univocal, unlimited, unqualified, unquestioning, unwavering, utter, valid, whole, wholehearted, steadfast, single-minded, self-confident, self-assured, resolved, resolute, prompt, probative, presumptive, prescriptive, prescript, pregnant, persevering, overwhelming, outright, originative, mandatory, loaded, irrevocable, irrefutable, intent, instantaneous, instant, inevitable, indisputable, incontrovertible, impressive, implicit, imperious, imperative, global, firsthand, factual, ex parte, exigent, etiological, emergent, documentary, determinative, determinate, definite, decretory, decided, damning, cumulative, constitutive, causative, causal, categorical, bound, bent, attestative, assured, apodictic, all-out, alert, weighty, unrestricted, unreserved, unmitigated, unmistakable

Common Adverb Collocations of decisive

also, always, as, away, enough, even, ever, far, forward, here, how, however, little, much, necessarily, not, now, often, only, perhaps, quite, really, so, still, then, therefore, very, well, when, yet

Common Conjunction Collocations of decisive

and, but, either, neither, nor, or, woodland, yet, Nor

Lists containing decisive

Words with similar spelling to derisive
Synonyms of 'absolute'
Synonyms of 'admissible'
Synonyms of 'alert'
Synonyms of 'all out'
Synonyms of 'apt'
Synonyms of 'authentic'
Synonyms of 'authoritative'
Synonyms of 'bent'
Synonyms of 'binding'
Synonyms of 'bound'
Synonyms of 'categorical'
Synonyms of 'certain'
Synonyms of 'charged'
Synonyms of 'circumstantial'
Synonyms of 'clear'
Synonyms of 'climacteric'
Synonyms of 'complete'
Synonyms of 'compulsory'
Synonyms of 'conclusion'
Synonyms of 'conclusive'
Synonyms of 'convincing'
Synonyms of 'critical'
Synonyms of 'crucial'
Synonyms of 'cumulative'
Synonyms of 'damning'
Synonyms of 'decided'
Synonyms of 'decretory'
Synonyms of 'dedicated'
Synonyms of 'definite'
Synonyms of 'definitive'
Synonyms of 'determinate'
Synonyms of 'determinative'
Synonyms of 'determined'
Synonyms of 'devoted'
Synonyms of 'documentary'
Synonyms of 'downright'
Synonyms of 'earnest'
Synonyms of 'effectual'
Synonyms of 'emergent'
Synonyms of 'entire'
Synonyms of 'evidential'
Synonyms of 'exigent'
Synonyms of 'expeditious'
Synonyms of 'explicit'
Synonyms of 'express'
Synonyms of 'eyewitness'
Synonyms of 'factual'
Synonyms of 'fateful'
Synonyms of 'final'
Synonyms of 'firm'
Synonyms of 'firsthand'
Synonyms of 'fixed'
Synonyms of 'flat'
Synonyms of 'formative'
Common Adjective Collocations of action
Common Adjective Collocations of abrupt
Common Adjective Collocations of battle
Common Adjective Collocations of blow
Common Adjective Collocations of bringing
Common Adjective Collocations of blows
Common Adjective Collocations of bold
Common Adjective Collocations of battles
Common Adjective Collocations of battlefield
Common Adjective Collocations of breakthrough
Common Adjective Collocations of campaign
Common Adjective Collocations of crushing
Common Adjective Collocations of defeat
Common Adjective Collocations of defeating
Common Adjective Collocations of engagement
Common Adjective Collocations of exercised
Common Adjective Collocations of eve
Common Adjective Collocations of exert
Common Adjective Collocations of fought
Common Adjective Collocations of factor
Common Adjective Collocations of forwards
Common Adjective Collocations of fateful
Common Adjective Collocations of gained
Common Adjective Collocations of influence
Common Adjective Collocations of inflict
Common Adjective Collocations of impetus
Common Adjective Collocations of murderous
Common Adjective Collocations of marking
Common Adjective Collocations of nod
Common Adjective Collocations of naval
Common Adjective Collocations of nourishing
Common Adjective Collocations of nears
Common Adjective Collocations of opulence
Common Adjective Collocations of played
Common Adjective Collocations of prompt
Common Adjective Collocations of quick
Common Adjective Collocations of step
Common Adjective Collocations of strike
Common Adjective Collocations of striking
Common Adjective Collocations of swift
Common Adjective Collocations of unequivocal
Common Adjective Collocations of unimpeachable