[ in-di-sahy-siv-nis ]
/ ˌɪn dɪˈsaɪ sɪv nɪs /
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the condition or quality of being unable to decide, conclude, or resolve something:Once again my indecisiveness kicks in—there are just too many choices!
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Origin of indecisiveness
Words nearby indecisiveness
indeciduate, indeciduous, indecipherable, indecision, indecisive, indecisiveness, indecl., indeclinable, indecomposable, indecorous, indecorum
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How to use indecisiveness in a sentence
Next, consider what problems you might face, and what resources you might need, if the Electoral College vote is indecisive, and this situation goes into early January.It may sound far-fetched, but businesses need to be ready for an election-related disaster|jakemeth|October 29, 2020|Fortune
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
Tenney started away in a dazed indecisiveness and Raven remembered his hurt and that he probably could not run.Old Crow|Alice Brown
Where Hilary had paused, there was a milling indecisiveness.Slaves of Mercury|Nat Schachner
The indecisiveness, or feebleness, of his movements was more pronounced.The Sea-Wolf|Jack London