One word for the act of making a decision. Not looking back. Moving on

  • commitment? deciding?
    – JMP
    May 14, 2017 at 7:47
  • Determined or driven. Could also be strong-willed or single-minded.
    – Love
    May 14, 2017 at 7:53
  • Not second-guessing yourself.
    – Xanne
    May 15, 2017 at 5:49

3 Answers 3


How about committed?

Meaning - to pledge (oneself) to a position on an issue or question; express (one's intention, feeling, etc.):

Asked if he was a candidate, he refused to commit himself.


The ability to do so is decisiveness (noun) and such a person can be called decisive (adjective).


decisiveness NOUN

1 The ability to make decisions quickly and effectively.
‘the crisis will require leadership and decisiveness to resolve it’

decisive ADJECTIVE

1.1 (of a person) having or showing the ability to make decisions quickly and effectively.

‘Like Clifford, he is decisive and very skilled at pushing agendas through.’




  1. a resolution or determination made, as to follow some course of action
  2. firmness of purpose or intent; determination


to resolve to do something;

resolve verb (DECIDE) [ I ] formal to make a decision formally or with determination: [ + that ] She resolved that she would never speak to him again.

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