indecisive

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adjective in·de·ci·sive \ˌin-di-ˈsī-siv\

Definition of indecisive

  1. 1 :  not decisive :  inconclusive an indecisive battle

  2. 2 :  marked by or prone to indecision :  irresolute an indecisive state of mind

  3. 3 :  not clearly marked out :  indefinite

indecisively

adverb

indecisiveness

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Examples of indecisive in a Sentence

  1. She's always been very indecisive.

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First Known Use of indecisive

1726


INDECISIVE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of indecisive for English Language Learners

  • : not able to make choices quickly and confidently

  • : not settling something or making something final or certain


INDECISIVE Defined for Kids

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adjective in·de·ci·sive \ˌin-di-ˈsī-siv\

Definition of indecisive for Students

  1. 1 :  not decisive or final an indecisive battle

  2. 2 :  finding it hard to make decisions an indecisive person

indecisively

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