inconclusive

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

Definition of inconclusive

  1. :  leading to no conclusion or definite result inconclusive evidence an inconclusive argument

inconclusively

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inconclusiveness

noun

Examples of inconclusive in a sentence

  1. The results of the test were inconclusive.

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

1707

First Known Use of inconclusive

1707


INCONCLUSIVE Defined for English Language Learners

inconclusive

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

Definition of inconclusive for English Language Learners

  • : not showing that something is certainly true : not conclusive



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