Dictionary.com defines determination as "the quality of being resolute; firmness of purpose."
Let me illustrate determination for you. This guy jumped out of the pool and decided to head for a walk.
These little piggies were fused together at birth. Thanks to the skill of Dr. Fearon he has five little sensitive piggies on each foot. He came to the rocks and he kept going.
This is the face of determination. I could tell by the look on his face