indecisively


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.indecisively - lacking firmness or resoluteness; "`I don't know,' he said indecisively"
decisively, resolutely - with firmness; "`I will come along,' she said decisively"
2.indecisively - without finality; inconclusively; "the battle ended indecisively; neither side had clearly won but neither side admitted defeat"
decisively - with finality; conclusively; "the voted settled the argument decisively"
Translations

indecisively

[ˌɪndɪˈsaɪsɪvlɪ] ADV
1. (= hesitantly) → con indecisión, con irresolución (frm)
we waited as she stood there indecisivelyesperamos mientras ella estaba ahí parada sin decidirse
2. (= inconclusively) [end, conclude] → sin resultados definitivos, sin resultados decisivos

indecisively

advunentschlossen; (= inconclusively)unentschieden, ergebnislos

indecisively

[ˌɪndɪˈsaɪsɪvlɪ] adv (act) → con indecisione or esitazione; (finish, game, argument) → in modo inconcludente
the discussion ended indecisively → la discussione è finita senza un risultato preciso
References in classic literature ?
He stopped indecisively because a sixth figure had suddenly presented itself just inside the doorway--a figure so incongruous in the scene as to be almost comic.
To be present at - an actual witness, too - of this bitterness of death; to float, indecisively, in an incomprehensible mystery, between resemblance and reality; to hear everything, to see everything, without interfering in a single detail of agonizing suffering, was - so the king thought within himself - a torture far more terrible, since it might last forever.
The one I had selected wavered indecisively before me, and, as I swung wide to make the boarding gentle, filled suddenly and darted away, the smart Mongols shouting a wild rhythm as they bent to the sweeps.
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Emboldened perhaps by a sumptuous drive for four, he was gone two balls later, fencing indecisively at Broad and finding Cook's safe hands at slip.
Emboldened by a sumptuous drive for four, he was gone two balls later, fencing indecisively at Broad and finding Cook's safe hands at slip.
For reasons known only to post-World-War-I decision-makers, the British simply continued to test a seemingly endless variety of LMGs quite indecisively for a period of several years.
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If European states keep on acting so indecisively, this is a direct invitation for the aggressor to be more aggressive and go further," she told LRT public radio.
Meanwhile, in European waters, in the first major naval battle of the war, a French fleet under the comte d'Orvilliers clashed, also indecisively, with a comparably sized British fleet in the first battle of Ushant on 27 July 1778.
Global stocks traded indecisively on Tuesday, as investors waited for a US Federal Reserve policy meeting for clues about when the central bank will begin reducing its monetary stimulus.