inconclusive


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in·con·clu·sive

 (ĭn′kən-klo͞o′sĭv)
adj.
Not conclusive: inconclusive evidence.

in′con·clu′sive·ly adv.
in′con·clu′sive·ness n.

inconclusive

(ˌɪnkənˈkluːsɪv)
adj
not conclusive or decisive; not finally settled; indeterminate
ˌinconˈclusively adv
ˌinconˈclusiveness n

in•con•clu•sive

(ˌɪn kənˈklu sɪv)

adj.
leading to no clear result.
[1680–90]
in`con•clu′sive•ly, adv.
in`con•clu′sive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inconclusive - not conclusive; not putting an end to doubt or question; "an inconclusive reply"; "inconclusive evidence"; "the inconclusive committee vote"
indecisive - not definitely settling something; "a long and indecisive war"
indeterminate, undetermined - not precisely determined or established; not fixed or known in advance; "of indeterminate age"; "a zillion is a large indeterminate number"; "an indeterminate point of law"; "the influence of environment is indeterminate"; "an indeterminate future"
conclusive - forming an end or termination; especially putting an end to doubt or question; "conclusive proof"; "the evidence is conclusive"

inconclusive

adjective uncertain, vague, ambiguous, open, indecisive, unsettled, undecided, unconvincing, up in the air (informal), indeterminate Research has so far proved inconclusive.

inconclusive

adjective
Translations
غَيْر بات، لا يُؤَدّي إلى نتيجَه
neprůkazný
ikke afgørendeufyldestgørende
nem döntő/meggyőző
ófullnægjandi
negalutinisneįtikinantis
nepārliecinošs
nedôkazovýnikam nevedúci
sonuçsuz

inconclusive

[ˌɪnkənˈkluːsɪv] ADJ (= not decisive) [result] → no concluyente; (= not convincing) [argument] → no convincente; [evidence] → no concluyente
the investigation was inconclusivela investigación no dio resultados concluyentes

inconclusive

[ˌɪnkənˈkluːsɪv] adj
[research, evidence] → peu concluant(e)
[war, election] → sans conclusion véritable
to be inconclusive → n'aboutir à aucune conclusion

inconclusive

adj (= not decisive) resultunbestimmt, zu keiner Entscheidung führend; electionohne eindeutiges Ergebnis; action, discussion, investigationohne (schlüssiges) Ergebnis, ergebnislos; warerfolglos; (= not convincing) evidence, argumentnicht überzeugend, nicht schlüssig, nicht zwingend

inconclusive

[ˌɪnkənˈkluːsɪv] adj (debate, discussion) → inconcludente, non risolutivo/a; (evidence, experiment) → che lascia dubbi, inconcludente; (argument) → poco convincente

inconclusive

(inkənˈkluːsiv) adjective
not leading to a definite decision, result etc. inconclusive evidence.
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Mrs Verloc's whole being was racked by that inconclusive and maddening thought.
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The evidence was inconclusive in terms of the images that were shown to the referees, and ultimately they've made a decision on that and it is absolutely fine.