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Synonyms 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.

    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

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inconclusiveadjective

    Synonyms:
    unconvincing, indecisive, not conclusive

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "inconclusive":

    indecisive, unconvincing, conclusive, equivocal, unfinished

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#15984unfinished
#16024unreasonable
#16072foolish
#16818absurd
#18910erroneous
#22275irrational
#26722conclusive
#27327anomalous
#30875monstrous
#35057senseless
#35236ludicrous
#43014inconclusive
#43073paradoxical
#48752nonsensical
#51009preposterous
#70807equivocal
#74245unconvincing
#77747indecisive
#83110infatuated
#210635chimerical

How to use inconclusive in a sentence?

  1. Peter Horby:

    Even at the time of SARS1 in 2003, steroids were used, but at very different doses. Some of the studies showed a harm from steroids in SARS, some said there's possible benefits. A meta-analysis in 29 different studies in SARS was inconclusive. There's also been inconclusive results on MERS coronavirus and also influenza.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Peter Horby:

    This was included in the Recovery Trial because it's a readily available, cheap and well understood drug, and because there have been reports in the past of benefit in viral respiratory infections, but it's been an area of huge controversy, even at the time of SARS1 in 2003, steroids were used, but at very different doses. Some of the studies showed a harm from steroids in SARS, some said there's possible benefits. A meta-analysis in 29 different studies in SARS was inconclusive. There's also been inconclusive results on MERS coronavirus and also influenza.

  5. Stephen Lawson.Loeffler:

    Senator Loeffler took two COVID tests on Friday morning. Her rapid test results were negative and she was cleared to attend Friday's events. She was informed later in the evening after public events on Friday that her PCR test came back positive, but she was retested Saturday morning after conferring with medical officials and those results came back inconclusive on Saturday evening, she has no symptoms and she will continue to follow CDC guidelines by quarantining until retesting is conclusive and an update will be provided at that time.


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