[adj] strongly motivated to succeed
[adj] having been learned or found or determined especially by investigation
[adj] characterized by great determination; "a struggle against a determined enemy"
[adj] determined or decided upon as by an authority; "date and place are already determined"; "the dictated terms of surrender"; "the time set for the launching"
[adj] devoting full strength and concentrated attention to; "made continued and determined efforts to find and destroy enemy headquarters"
ambitious, ascertained, compulsive, dictated, discovered, driven, observed, resolute, set, settled, stubborn