Main Entry: com·mit·ment
1 a : an act of committing to a charge or trust: as (1) : a consignment to a penal or mental institution (2) : an act of referring a matter to a legislative committee b : MITTIMUS
2 a : an agreement or pledge to do something in the future; especially : an engagement to assume a financial obligation at a future date b : something pledged c : the state or an instance of being obligated or emotionally impelled ...
"He has that commitment when he throws [the racket]," Ivanisevic said, self-nominating Safin as his heir in the racket throwing sub-genre within tennis. "When he throws, it will break. No halfhearted throw. He has perfect follow-through."