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inconclusive

inconclusive

adjective in·con·clu·sive \ˌin-kən-ˈklü-siv, -ziv\

: not showing that something is certainly true : not conclusive

Full Definition of INCONCLUSIVE

:  leading to no conclusion or definite result <inconclusive evidence> <an inconclusive argument>
in·con·clu·sive·ly adverb
in·con·clu·sive·ness noun

Examples of INCONCLUSIVE

  1. The results of the test were inconclusive.
  2. The first two rounds of the boxing match were inconclusive.

First Known Use of INCONCLUSIVE

1707

Rhymes with INCONCLUSIVE

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