Origin of indecisive
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1. vacillating, hesitant, wavering.
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Examples from the Web for indecisiveness
The indecisiveness, or feebleness, of his movements was more pronounced.The Sea-Wolf
He had none of the “indecisiveness which commonly renders literary men of no use in the world” (Sir John Dalrymple).
The indecisiveness which never dared to grasp the thistle firmly was troubling him with a new dilemma.Destiny
Charles Neville Buck
- (of a person) vacillating; irresolute
- not decisive or conclusive
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Word Origin and History for indecisiveness
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