Kirsch emphasizes that what he has found so far is not conclusive.
Our conflicts are similar to managing deadly outbreaks of disease, with clear, conclusive victories seldom known or celebrated.
I like the freedom of fiction, where I get to invent everything, and tidy, conclusive endings are within my control.
So we still haven't resolved or come to some sort of conclusive point.
Finding that conclusive link, however, seems unlikely given the track record of these studies.
This seems to me to be as direct and conclusive as anything can be.
It was not conclusive, since it failed to convince Mme. de Lorcy.
This conclusive, but as argumentative process not recognised in House.
We have conclusive evidence, however, against this assumption.
Under other conditions—divorced from what I knew—they would be conclusive.
1610s, "occurring at the end," from French conclusif, from Late Latin conclusivus, from conclus-, past participle stem of concludere (see conclude). Meaning "definitive, decisive, convincing" (putting an end to debate) is from 1640s. Related: Conclusiveness.