What is Determined?
Pounding your cranium against an obstacle till your ears hemorrhage and you lose vision due to an unattainable, impractical objective that all others prior to you have failed to accomplish using equivalent techniques.
Man 1: I've been trying to hook up with Lissy for two months now.
Man 2: Dude, she's a lesbian.
Man 1: I'm determined to make her my girl.