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Synonyms for irresolute
ɪˈrɛz əˌlutir·res·o·lute

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  1. irresoluteadjective

    Antonyms:
    resolute

  2. irresoluteadjective

    Antonyms:
    resolute

  3. irresoluteadjective

    Antonyms:
    resolute

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. irresolute

    Faint, with the general sense of lacking strength or effectiveness, covers a wide range of meaning, signifying overcome with physical weakness or exhaustion, or lacking in purpose, courage, or energy, as said of persons; or lacking definiteness or distinctness of color or sound, as said of written characters, voices, or musical notes. A person may be faint when physically wearied, or when overcome with fear; he may be a faint adherent because naturally feeble or purposeless, or because half-hearted in the cause; he may be a faltering supporter because naturally irresolute or because faint-hearted and timid in view of perils that threaten, a listless worker, through want of mental energy and purpose. Written characters may be faint or dim, either because originally written with poor ink, or because they have become faded by time and exposure.

    Synonyms:
    dim, exhausted, faded, faint, faint-hearted, faltering, fatigued, feeble, half-hearted, ill-defined, indistinct, languid, listless, purposeless, timid, weak, wearied, worn, worn down, worn out

    Antonyms:
    bright, brilliant, clear, conspicuous, daring, energetic, fresh, hearty, resolute, strong, sturdy, vigorous

    Preposition:
    Faint with hunger; faint in color.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. irresoluteadjective

    uncertain how to act or proceed

    "the committee was timid and mediocre and irresolute"

    Antonyms:
    undaunted, unwavering, do-or-die(a), resolute, bent on(p), stout, desperate, unshakable, stalwart, unbendable, resolved, determined, foursquare, steadfast, firm, undiscouraged, hell-bent, unfaltering, unshaken, dead set(p), single-minded, stiff, undismayed, spartan, undeterred, out to(p), bent, steady

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. irresoluteadjective

    Synonyms:
    wavering, vacillating, inconstant, fickle, double-minded

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "irresolute":

    undecided, hesitant, indecisive

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How to use irresolute in a sentence?

  1. Sir Winston Churchill, Hansard, November 12, 1936:

    So they [the Government] go on in strange paradox, decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adamant for drift, solid for fluidity, all-powerful to be impotent.

  2. Winston Churchill:

    So they the Government go on in strange paradox, decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adamant for drift, solid for fluidity, all-powerful to be impotent.

  3. Goethe:

    There is nothing more pitiable in the world than an irresolute man vacillating between two feelings, who would willingly unite the two, and who does not perceive that nothing can unite them.

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