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Synonyms for indecisive
ˌɪn dɪˈsaɪ sɪv

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  1. indecisive(adjective)


  2. indecisive(adjective)

    They were all being very indecisive about what to wear to the party.


  3. indecisive(adjective)

    The outcome of the race was so indecisive.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. indecisive(adj)

    characterized by lack of decision and firmness

    "an indecisive manager brought the enterprise to a standstill"

    peremptory, definite, determining(a), determinant, deciding(a), resolute, determinative, decisive, unhesitating, fateful, fatal

  2. indecisive(adj)

    not definitely settling something

    "a long and indecisive war"

    decisive, unhesitating, deciding(a), determining(a), fateful, peremptory, resolute, definite, determinant, fatal, determinative

  3. indecisive(adj)

    not clearly defined

    "indecisive boundaries running through mountains"

    deciding(a), unhesitating, determinant, determinative, fateful, peremptory, determining(a), definite, fatal, decisive, resolute

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. indecisive(a.)

    inconclusive, not decisive

  2. indecisive(a.)

    unsettled, wavering, vacillating, irresolute, hesitating

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. indecisive(a)

    inconclusive, vacillating, hesitating, irresolute, wavering

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "indecisive":

    inconclusive, undecided, irresolute

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How to use indecisive in a sentence?

  1. Jeb Bush:

    Under this administration, we are inconsistent and indecisive. We have lost the trust and confidence of our friends. We definitely no longer inspire fear in our enemies.

  2. Colin Cieszynski:

    The market is pretty indecisive. People really don't know what to do here, we've got this big event on Thursday and nobody wants to get too far overextended in either direction ahead of that.

  3. Jules Feiffer:

    At sixteen I was stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. At twenty-five I was wise, self- confident, prepossessing and assertive. At forty-five I am stupid, confused, insecure and indecisive. Who would have supposed that maturity is only a short break in adolescence?

  4. Andrew Lincoln:

    [But] there’s an inspirational sort of strength and endurance and quality of tenacity that he possesses, i’m much more indecisive and a people-pleaser than someone who’s willing to step into the firing line. But I’ve learned from this guy. He has qualities that I would hope to emulate if [stuff] ever hit the fan. But I’d like to think I’ve done it on screen, maybe I could be a zombie-killer in real life if the apocalypse hit. But then, I’d obviously die a horrible, quick death in reality.

  5. Gary Woodland:

    That was just a bonus, hit a beautiful drive. I was in the divot, a pretty deep divot. We were a little indecisive what we were going to do. We tried to take a little less club and hit it hard and play out to the safe to the right, and it was nice to knock it in.

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