Definition of inconclusive
: leading to no conclusion or definite result inconclusive evidence an inconclusive argument
Examples of inconclusive in a Sentence
The results of the test were inconclusive.
The first two rounds of the boxing match were inconclusive.
Recent Examples of inconclusive from the Web
Research is still somewhat inconclusive on the extent of potential muscle loss on the popular Ketogenic diet - a hybrid of the Atkins Diet.
The results the magazine reported were inconclusive.
The results were inconclusive since there didn't appear to be any single factor causing the spike, though some suggested how hitters were altering their approach at the plate as one reason.
SKOPJE, Macedonia — Macedonian Prime Minister-designate Zoran Zaev has submitted his new coalition cabinet and governing program to parliament for approval, almost six months after an inconclusive general election.
Reached by phone, Darack says the subsequent military investigation report was inconclusive, because the U.S. destroyed the Chinook after the crash to keep the Taliban from getting its parts.
Even the hard statistical data supporting the Meese Commission's report on pornography is inconclusive.
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Definition of inconclusive for English Language Learners
: not showing that something is certainly true : not conclusive
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