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Synonyms for indecisive
ˌɪn dɪˈsaɪ sɪvin·de·ci·sive

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  1. indecisiveadjective


  2. indecisiveadjective

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


  3. indecisiveadjective

    The outcome of the race was so indecisive.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. indecisiveadjective

    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. indecisiveadjective

    not definitely settling something

    "a long and indecisive war"

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

  3. indecisiveadjective

    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. indecisiveadjective

    inconclusive, not decisive

  2. indecisiveadjective

    unsettled, wavering, vacillating, irresolute, hesitating

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. indecisiveadjective

    inconclusive, vacillating, hesitating, irresolute, wavering

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "indecisive":

    inconclusive, undecided, irresolute

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  1. 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.

  2. Chris Beauchamp:

    Its still a bit indecisive, but I think we will see oil moving lower, which won't be any good news for the energy stocks, they've taken it very hard over the last couple of months and that's probably going to continue to be the case.

  3. Gernot Erler:

    We are witnessing an indecisive back and forth in America's policy toward Russia, there is no clear direction, and above all it has become hostage to the domestic debate in America. This situation is not going to end anytime soon.

  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. 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.

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