What are some opposite words for inconclusive?

Antonyms for inconclusive
ˌɪn kənˈklu sɪvin·con·clu·sive

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inconclusive

    That is absurd which is contrary to the first principles of reasoning; as, that a part should be greater than the whole is absurd. A paradoxical statement appears at first thought contradictory or absurd, while it may be really true. Anything is irrational when clearly contrary to sound reason, foolish when contrary to practical good sense, silly when petty and contemptible in its folly, erroneous when containing error that vitiates the result, unreasonable when there seems a perverse bias or an intent to go wrong. Monstrous and preposterous refer to what is overwhelmingly absurd; as, "O monstrous! eleven buckram men grown out of two," Shakespeare 1 King Henry IV, act ii, sc. 4. The ridiculous or the nonsensical is worthy only to be laughed at. The lunatic's claim to be a king is ridiculous; the Mother Goose rimes are nonsensical. Compare INCONGRUOUS.

    Antonyms:
    certain, consistent, demonstrable, demonstrated, established, incontestable, incontrovertible, indisputable, indubitable, infallible, logical, rational, reasonable, sagacious, sensible, sound, substantial, true, undeniable, unquestionable, wise

    Synonyms:
    absurd, anomalous, chimerical, erroneous, false, foolish, ill-advised, ill-considered, ill-judged, incorrect, infatuated, irrational, ludicrous, mistaken, monstrous, nonsensical, paradoxical, preposterous, ridiculous, senseless, stupid, unreasonable, wild

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inconclusiveadjective

    not conclusive; not putting an end to doubt or question

    "an inconclusive reply"; "inconclusive evidence"; "the inconclusive committee vote"

    Antonyms:
    conclusive, determinate, definitive

Editors Contribution

  1. diagnosis

    diagnosis is a definitive answer therefore of you do not a diagnosis for something it is inconclusive no definitive answer.

    Submitted by acronimous on May 26, 2014  

How to use inconclusive in a sentence?

  1. President Barack Obama:

    I think Mr. Putin understands that ... with Afghanistan fresh in the memory, for him to simply get bogged down in an inconclusive and paralyzing civil conflict is not the outcome that he's looking for.

  2. Staff Chairman Mark Milley:

    I would just say, at this point, it's inconclusive although the weight of evidence seems to indicate natural( origin). But we don't know for certain.

  3. Brian Fields:

    Earth-based catastrophes such as large-scale volcanism and global warming can destroy the ozone layer, too, but evidence for those is inconclusive for the time interval in question.

  4. American Austin Tice:

    It’s mysterious and very inconclusive, we've had a lot of people look at it and no one has been able to say definitively who the people are and where they're from.

  5. Prosecutor Christiane Serini:

    Fitschen offered vague and inconclusive evidence at his hearing.

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