indecision

If you're torn between going to your best friend's birthday party and racing go-carts with your sister, you're experiencing indecision, or difficulty making up your mind.

Whenever there are at least two great choices, you're sure to feel at least a little indecision. Too many options at the grocery story can cause indecision, as can choosing a college major or picking just one friend to take with you to Disney World. Any time you waver or hesitate between possibilities, it's evidence of your indecision.

Definitions of indecision
  1. noun
    the trait of irresolution; a lack of firmness of character or purpose
    synonyms: indecisiveness
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    Antonyms:
    decision, decisiveness
    the trait of resoluteness as evidenced by firmness of character or purpose
    type of:
    irresoluteness, irresolution
    the trait of being irresolute; lacking firmness of purpose
  2. noun
    doubt concerning two or more possible alternatives or courses of action
    “his indecision was only momentary but the opportunity was lost”
    synonyms: indecisiveness, irresolution
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    types:
    hesitation, vacillation, wavering
    indecision in speech or action
    type of:
    doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness, incertitude, uncertainty
    the state of being unsure of something
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