undecided

[ uhn-di-sahy-did ]
/ ˌʌn dɪˈsaɪ dɪd /

adjective

not decided or determined.
not having one's mind firmly made up.

noun

a person who is undecided: Are you still among the undecideds?

Nearby words

  1. undaunted,
  2. undaunting,
  3. undead,
  4. undecagon,
  5. undeceive,
  6. undecillion,
  7. undecipherable,
  8. undecisive,
  9. undeclared,
  10. undecylenic acid

Origin of undecided

First recorded in 1530–40; un-1 + decided

SYNONYMS FOR undecided
2. indecisive, fluctuating, wavering, vacillating; irresolute.

Related formsun·de·cid·ed·ly, adverbun·de·cid·ed·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for undecided

undecided

/ (ˌʌndɪˈsaɪdɪd) /

adjective

not having made up one's mind
(of an issue, problem, etc) not agreed or decided upon
Derived Formsundecidedly, adverbundecidedness, noun

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Word Origin and History for undecided

undecided

adj.

1530s, "not decided, unsettled," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of decide (v.).

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