indecisive

If you’re indecisive, you have a hard time making decisions. When you finally do make a decision, you may not be confident about it, or you might change your mind.

Another definition for indecisive is not definitely settling something, like when election results are too close to call or some result has been called into question. Several historic American elections have had this happen in the recent past, and in that case, the election result remains indecisive until a recount has been finished or until one party gives a concession speech.

DEFINITIONS OF: indecisive

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adj characterized by lack of decision and firmness

“an indecisive manager brought the enterprise to a standstill”
Synonyms
on the fence, undecided
characterized by indecision
hesitant, hesitating
lacking decisiveness of character; unable to act or decide quickly or firmly
suspensive
undecided or characterized by indecisiveness
irresolute
uncertain how to act or proceed
Antonyms:
decisive
characterized by decision and firmness
resolute, unhesitating
characterized by quickness and firmness
resolute
firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination
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adj not definitely settling something

“a long and indecisive war”
Synonyms
inconclusive
not conclusive; not putting an end to doubt or question
irresolute
uncertain how to act or proceed
Antonyms:
decisive
determining or having the power to determine an outcome
conclusive
forming an end or termination; especially putting an end to doubt or question
crucial, important
of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis
deciding, determinant, determinative, determining
having the power or quality of deciding
fatal, fateful
having momentous consequences; of decisive importance
peremptory
putting an end to all debate or action
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adj not clearly defined

indecisive boundaries running through mountains”
Synonyms
indefinite
vague or not clearly defined or stated
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