Adjective "indecisive" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Not providing a clear and definite result.
  1. 'When it occurred, battle was thus costly and usually indecisive.'
  2. 'Throughout the year, battles such as Loos were indecisive and led to little movement in the lines of trenches.'
  3. 'The Sri Lankan election held last Friday has resulted in an indecisive outcome that can only lead to further political volatility.'
  4. 'Saying ‘maybe’ or any other indecisive response, practically counts as ‘no’.'
  5. 'In October, a battle was fought at Edgehill but neither side won it and from a military point of view it was an indecisive battle.'
(of a person) not able to make decisions quickly and effectively.
  1. 'He was a poor administrator, he was indecisive, and he seemed unable to make hard decisions.'
  2. 'People may say you are too indecisive, but it's only because you want to do what's right.'
  3. '‘Pochles’ is used to describe a person who is physically inept and indecisive in his actions.'
  4. 'Or if you are very indecisive, you might have to go shopping every day because you don't know which type of socks to buy.'
  5. 'Soldiers who do not remain calm or are indecisive quickly lose their ability to resist.'
  6. 'It's a clarion call to the meek, the mild-mannered and the indecisive.'
  7. 'More important, he was indecisive and failed to grow in his job.'
  8. 'These persons are not usually suited to executive positions, since they are often indecisive.'
  9. 'If he was occasionally indecisive, it was because he was painfully cognisant that lives hung on his decisions.'
  10. 'At best they are indecisive, and at the end they are completely unable to reach a position because their various representations prohibit them from doing so.'


1. characterized by indecision, as persons; irresolute; undecided.

2. not decisive or conclusive: a severe but indecisive battle.

3. lacking definition; vague or indistinct: the indecisive outline of the distant hills.

More examples(as adjective)

"authorities can be indecisive in faces."

"people can be indecisive in/at/on mornings."

"people can be indecisive over issues."

"people can be indecisive about murders."

"moods can be indecisive until datas."

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