irresolute

[ ih-rez-uh-loot ]
/ ɪˈrɛz əˌlut /

adjective

not resolute; doubtful; infirm of purpose; vacillating.

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Origin of irresolute

First recorded in 1565–75; ir-2 + resolute

OTHER WORDS FROM irresolute

ir·res·o·lute·ly, adverbir·res·o·lute·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for irresolute

irresolute
/ (ɪˈrɛzəˌluːt) /

adjective

lacking resolution; wavering; hesitating

Derived forms of irresolute

irresolutely, adverbirresoluteness or irresolution, noun
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