indecisive


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in·de·ci·sive

 (ĭn′dĭ-sī′sĭv)
adj.
1. Prone to or characterized by indecision; irresolute: an indecisive manager.
2. Inconclusive: an indecisive contest; an indecisive battle.
3. Not clearly defined; indefinite: indecisive boundaries running through mountainous terrain.

in′de·ci′sive·ly adv.
in′de·ci′sive·ness n.

indecisive

(ˌɪndɪˈsaɪsɪv)
adj
1. (of a person) vacillating; irresolute
2. not decisive or conclusive
ˌindeˈcision, ˌindeˈcisiveness n
ˌindeˈcisively adv

in•de•ci•sive

(ˌɪn dɪˈsaɪ sɪv)

adj.
1. characterized by indecision; irresolute.
2. not clearly delineated; inconclusive.
[1720–30]
in`de•ci′sive•ly, adv.
in`de•ci′sive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.indecisive - characterized by lack of decision and firmness; "an indecisive manager brought the enterprise to a standstill"
irresolute - uncertain how to act or proceed; "the committee was timid and mediocre and irresolute"
decisive - characterized by decision and firmness; "an able and decisive young woman"; "we needed decisive leadership"; "she gave him a decisive answer"
2.indecisive - not definitely settling something; "a long and indecisive war"
inconclusive - not conclusive; not putting an end to doubt or question; "an inconclusive reply"; "inconclusive evidence"; "the inconclusive committee vote"
irresolute - uncertain how to act or proceed; "the committee was timid and mediocre and irresolute"
decisive - determining or having the power to determine an outcome; "cast the decisive vote"; "two factors had a decisive influence"
3.indecisive - not clearly defined; "indecisive boundaries running through mountains"
indefinite - vague or not clearly defined or stated; "must you be so indefinite?"; "amorphous blots of color having vague and indefinite edges"; "he would not answer so indefinite a proposal"

indecisive

adjective
1. hesitating, uncertain, wavering, doubtful, faltering, tentative, undecided, dithering (chiefly Brit.), vacillating, in two minds (informal), undetermined, pussyfooting (informal), irresolute He was criticised as a weak and indecisive leader.
hesitating decisive, positive, resolute, certain, determined, unhesitating
2. inconclusive, unclear, undecided, indefinite, indeterminate An indecisive vote would force a second round of voting.
inconclusive final, clear, decisive, definite, conclusive, determinate

indecisive

adjective
Translations
غَيْرُ حَاسِمٌغَيْر مُؤَكَّد ، غَيْر حاسِممُتَرَدِّد
nerozhodnýváhavý
ubeslutsomuafgjort
epäröivä
neodlučan
óáfgerandióákveîinn
優柔不断な
결단성이 없는
obeslutsam
ลังเล
kararsızsonucu belli olmayan
không dứt khoát

indecisive

[ˌɪndɪˈsaɪsɪv] ADJ
1. (= hesitant) [person] → indeciso, irresoluto (frm)
2. (= inconclusive) [result, vote] → no concluyente, no decisivo; [battle] → no decisivo

indecisive

[ˌɪndɪˈsaɪsɪv] adj
[person] → indécis(e)
to be indecisive about sth → être indécis(e) au sujet de qch
[discussion, fighting] → peu concluant(e)

indecisive

adj
person, mannerunschlüssig, unentschlossen (→ in or about or over sth in Bezug auf etw acc)
(= inconclusive) discussion, voteergebnislos; argument, battlenicht(s) entscheidend attr; resultnicht eindeutig

indecisive

[ˌɪndɪˈsaɪsɪv] adj (person) → indeciso/a, esitante; (result, discussion) → non decisivo/a

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.

indecisive

غَيْرُ حَاسِمٌ nerozhodný ubeslutsom unentschlossen αναποφάσιστος indeciso epäröivä indécis neodlučan indeciso 優柔不断な 결단성이 없는 besluiteloos ubestemt niezdecydowany indeciso нерешительный obeslutsam ลังเล kararsız không dứt khoát 非决定性的

indecisive

a. indeciso-a; irresoluto-a.
References in classic literature ?
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Enough has been said, I trust, to shew that Recognition by Feeling is not so tedious or indecisive a process as might have been supposed; and it is obviously more trustworthy than Recognition by hearing.
In exact proportion, however, as Madame suspected this change of feeling, she redoubled her activity to regain the ray of light she was about to lose; her timid and indecisive mind was displayed in brilliant flashes of wit and humor.
It is the worst evil of too yielding and indecisive a character, that no influence over it can be depended on.
The third peculiarity of aerial warfare was that it was at once enormously destructive and entirely indecisive.
The battle of Borodino was not fought on a chosen and entrenched position with forces only slightly weaker than those of the enemy, but, as a result of the loss of the Shevardino Redoubt, the Russians fought the battle of Borodino on an open and almost unentrenched position, with forces only half as numerous as the French; that is to say, under conditions in which it was not merely unthinkable to fight for ten hours and secure an indecisive result, but unthinkable to keep an army even from complete disintegration and flight.
The sun, pale and without rays, poured down leaden heat in a strangely indecisive light, and the Chinamen were lying prostrate about the decks.
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The friendly-duo later come to know that she is indecisive.