indecisive Definition

  • 1not able to make decisions quickly or confidently
  • 2not settling an issue; unresolved

Using indecisive: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "indecisive" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She was indecisive about which dress to wear to the party.

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    The company's indecisive approach led to missed opportunities.

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    His indecisiveness caused delays in the project.

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    The committee remained indecisive on the matter.

indecisive Synonyms and Antonyms

Phrases with indecisive

  • a battle that does not result in a clear victory for either side


    The two armies fought an indecisive battle that lasted for days.

  • a critical moment when a decision must be made but one is unable to do so


    At the indecisive moment, he froze and couldn't decide what to do.

  • an action that is ineffective or lacks determination


    The government's indecisive action failed to address the crisis.


Summary: indecisive in Brief

'Indecisive' [ˌɪndɪˈsaɪsɪv] describes someone who cannot make decisions quickly or confidently. It can also refer to an unresolved issue. Examples include 'She was indecisive about which dress to wear to the party' and 'The committee remained indecisive on the matter.' Synonyms include 'hesitant' and 'vacillating,' while antonyms include 'decisive' and 'resolute.'

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