DETERMINATION By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 1. Mental attitude with astrong commitment to goal reaching. 2. process of making a decision. 3. Precise definition or qualification of an attribute. DETERMINATION: "Joe showed determination in learning to walk after his accident." Related Psychology Terms BUYING BEHAVIOR SURVIVAL VALUE SUBJECTIVE-EXPECTED VALUE SURROGATE DECISION MAKING LIFE INSTINCT STUDENTS PROCEDURAL RATIONALITY MOTIVATION VROOM-YETTON-JAGO MODEL OF LEADERSHIP PURPOSE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DETERMINATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/determination/ (accessed April 1, 2020).