indecision

[in-di-sizh-uh n]

noun

inability to decide.

Origin of indecision

First recorded in 1755–65; in-3 + decision
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Related Words for indecision

uncertainty, vacillation, doubt, indecisiveness, irresolution

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Word Origin and History for indecision
n.

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

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