indecision

[in-di-sizh-uh n]

noun

inability to decide.

Nearby words

  1. indecent assault,
  2. indecent exposure,
  3. indeciduate,
  4. indeciduous,
  5. indecipherable,
  6. indecisive,
  7. indecl.,
  8. indeclinable,
  9. indecomposable,
  10. indecorous

Origin of indecision

First recorded in 1755–65; in-3 + decision

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Word Origin and History for indecision

indecision

n.

1763, from French indécision (c.1600), from in- "not, opposite of, without" (see in- (1)) + decision (see decision).

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