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Indecision definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

INDECIS'ION, n. s as z. [in and decision.] Want of decision; want of settled purpose or of firmness in the determinations of the will; a wavering of mind; irresolution.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: doubt concerning two or more possible alternatives or courses of action; "his indecision was only momentary but the opportunity was lost" [syn: indecision, indecisiveness, irresolution]
2: the trait of irresolution; a lack of firmness of character or purpose; "the king's incurable indecisiveness caused turmoil in his court" [syn: indecisiveness, indecision] [ant: decision, decisiveness]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: French indécision, from indécis undecided, from Late Latin indecisus, from Latin in- + decisus, past participle of decidere to decide Date: circa 1763 a wavering between two or more possible courses of action ; irresolution

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. lack of decision; hesitation. Etymology: F indécision (as IN-(1), DECISION)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Indecision In`de*ci"sion, n. [Pref. in- not + decision: cf. F. ind['e]cision.] Want of decision; want of settled purpose, or of firmness; indetermination; wavering of mind; irresolution; vacillation; hesitation. The term indecision . . . implies an idea very nicely different from irresolution; yet it has a tendency to produce it. --Shenstone. Indecision . . . is the natural accomplice of violence. --Burke.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If you say that someone suffers from indecision, you mean that they find it very difficult to make decisions. After months of indecision, the government gave the plan the go-ahead on Monday...

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Irresolution, vacillation, hesitation, unsteadiness, inconstancy, changeableness, fickleness.

Moby Thesaurus

ambitendency, ambivalence, capriciousness, chance, chanciness, change of mind, changeableness, double-mindedness, dubiety, dubiousness, erraticism, erraticness, fence-sitting, fence-straddling, fickleness, fluctuation, hesitancy, hesitation, incalculability, incertitude, inconstancy, indecisiveness, indemonstrability, indeterminacy, indetermination, indeterminism, infirmity of purpose, instability, irresolution, luck, mercuriality, mugwumpery, mugwumpism, randomness, second thoughts, shilly-shally, shilly-shallying, suspense, suspensefulness, tergiversation, to-and-fro, unaccountability, uncertainness, uncertainty, uncertainty principle, undecidedness, undeterminedness, unforeseeableness, unpredictability, unprovability, unsettledness, unsettlement, unsureness, unverifiability, vacillation, wavering, whimsicality



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