indecision


in·de·ci·sion

noun \ˌin-di-ˈsi-zhən\

: difficulty in making a decision

Full Definition of INDECISION

:  a wavering between two or more possible courses of action :  irresolution

Examples of INDECISION

  1. They were paralyzed by indecision.
  2. <her indecision about where to go for dinner, while everyone was getting hungrier by the minute, was frustrating>

Origin of INDECISION

French indécision, from indécis undecided, from Late Latin indecisus, from Latin in- + decisus, past participle of decidere to decide
First Known Use: circa 1763

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