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in·de·ci·sion

 (ĭn′dĭ-sĭzh′ən)
n.
Reluctance or an inability to make up one's mind; irresolution.

in•de•ci•sion

(ˌɪn dɪˈsɪʒ ən)

n.
inability to decide; vacillation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.indecision - doubt concerning two or more possible alternatives or courses of action; "his indecision was only momentary but the opportunity was lost"
doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness, incertitude, uncertainty - the state of being unsure of something
hesitation, vacillation, wavering - indecision in speech or action
2.indecision - the trait of irresolution; a lack of firmness of character or purpose; "the king's incurable indecisiveness caused turmoil in his court"
irresoluteness, irresolution - the trait of being irresolute; lacking firmness of purpose
decisiveness, decision - the trait of resoluteness as evidenced by firmness of character or purpose; "a man of unusual decisiveness"

indecision

noun hesitation, doubt, uncertainty, wavering, ambivalence, dithering (chiefly Brit.), hesitancy, indecisiveness, vacillation, shilly-shallying (informal), irresolution After months of indecision, they gave the go-ahead on Monday.
Quotations
"There is no more miserable human being than one in whom nothing is habitual but indecision, and for whom the lighting of every cigar, the drinking of every cup, the time of rising and going to bed every day, and the beginning of every bit of work, are subjects of express volitional deliberation" [William James Varieties of Religious Experience]
Proverbs
"The cat would eat fish, but would not wet her feet"

indecision

noun
Translations
تَرَدُّد، حَيْرَه، عَدَم قَرار
nerozhodnost
ubeslutsomhed
óákveîni
nieko neišsprendžiantis
neizlēmība
nerozhodnosť
kararsızlık

indecision

[ˌɪndɪˈsɪʒən] Nindecisión f, falta f de decisión, irresolución f (frm)

indecision

[ˌɪndɪˈsɪʒən] nindécision f

indecision

indecision

[ˌɪndɪˈsɪʒn] nindecisione f

indecision

(indiˈsiʒən) noun
the state of not being able to decide; hesitation.
ˌindeˈcisive (-ˈsaisiv) adverb
1. not producing a clear decision or a definite result. an indecisive battle.
2. unable to make firm decisions. indecisive person.

indecision

n. indecisión; irresolución.
References in classic literature ?
The big blacksmith stood in scowling indecisions his face pathetic in its fierce yearning, his hands making unconscious, clutching contractions.
Summary: The leaked revelations from Robert Gates' upcoming memoir come at a particularly awkward time for President Barack Obama, with his administration's foreign policy decisions, or indecisions, being criticized from every side.
MY WEEK Punting high Seeing the Sir Michael Stoute horses back on song and backing Harbinger and Doctor Fremantle Punting low Watching George Prodromou's team meticulously taking Al Rayanah to the gates 25 minutes before the start of the apprentice handicap at Warwick on Monday and then watching the 12-1 shot being mugged on the line Sickening feeling I am a lifelong Sunderland supporter, but my sympathies go out to the Couch and my good friend Pete Latham, ardent Chelsea fans, who were the subject of grand larceny when a series of ludicrous refereeing indecisions and a cruel late goal robbed their team of a place in the Champions League final