Antonyms of noun resolution

1 of 11 senses of resolution

Sense 9
resolution -- ((music) a dissonant chord is followed by a consonant chord)
       Antonym of preparation (Sense 5)
      => preparation -- ((music) a note that produces a dissonant chord is first heard in a consonant chord; "the resolution of one dissonance is often the preparation for another dissonance")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun resolution

11 senses of resolution

Sense 1
resolution, declaration, resolve -- (a formal expression by a meeting; agreed to by a vote)
       => document, written document, papers -- (writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature))

Sense 2
resolving power, resolution -- (the ability of a microscope or telescope to measure the angular separation of images that are close together)
       => physical phenomenon -- (a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy)

Sense 3
resoluteness, firmness, firmness of purpose, resolve, resolution -- (the trait of being resolute; "his resoluteness carried him through the battle"; "it was his unshakeable resolution to finish the work")
       => trait -- (a distinguishing feature of your personal nature)

Sense 4
resolution, solving -- (finding a solution to a problem)
       => determination, finding -- (the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation; "the determination of molecular structures")

Sense 5
settlement, resolution, closure -- (something settled or resolved; the outcome of decision making; "they finally reached a settlement with the union"; "they never did achieve a final resolution of their differences"; "he needed to grieve before he could achieve a sense of closure")
       => decision making, deciding -- (the cognitive process of reaching a decision; "a good executive must be good at decision making")

Sense 6
resolution, resolving -- (analysis into clear-cut components)
       => breakdown, partitioning -- (an analysis into mutually exclusive categories)

Sense 7
resolution -- ((computer science) the number of pixels per square inch on a computer-generated display; the greater the resolution, the better the picture)
       => physical phenomenon -- (a natural phenomenon involving the physical properties of matter and energy)

Sense 8
resolution -- (the subsidence of swelling or other signs of inflammation (especially in a lung))
       => remission, remittal, subsidence -- (an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease); "his cancer is in remission")

Sense 9
resolution -- ((music) a dissonant chord is followed by a consonant chord)
       => harmony, musical harmony -- (the structure of music with respect to the composition and progression of chords)

Sense 10
solution, answer, result, resolution, solvent -- (a statement that solves a problem or explains how to solve the problem; "they were trying to find a peaceful solution"; "the answers were in the back of the book"; "he computed the result to four decimal places")
       => statement -- (a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day")

Sense 11
resolution -- (a decision to do something or to behave in a certain manner; "he always wrote down his New Year's resolutions")
       => decision, determination, conclusion -- (the act of making up your mind about something; "the burden of decision was his"; "he drew his conclusions quickly")

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