Definition of inconclusive
- inconclusive evidence
- an inconclusive argument
The results of the test were inconclusive.
The first two rounds of the boxing match were inconclusive.
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: not showing that something is certainly true : not conclusive
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of yeast or being unsettled or frivolous
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