What Is Indecisive? Definition And Usage Of This Term
WHAT IS INDECISIVE – In this topic, we will first know the definition of the term “indecisive” and how is this term used in sentences.
The Oxford Dictionary described this term as the following:
- not settling an issue.
- not having or showing the ability to make decisions quickly and effectively.
On the other hand, the Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines this term as the following:
- marked by or prone to indecision, irresolute
- not decisive, inconclusive
- not clearly marked out, indefinite
Synonyms and Antonyms
Here are the following synonyms and antonyms of this term:
- proving nothing
It is the combination of the English suffix in- and the term decisive, its antonym. The term decisive is derived from the French décisif and -ive, which is derived from the Latin term decisivus, which came from decis- which means “determined”.
Here are some of the examples:
- She’s always been very indecisive.
- In 1342 he went to Brittany and fought an indecisive campaign against the French.
- This indecisive attitude did not last long, and the split in the party rapidly widened.
- The engagement was indecisive in its results, but the Union commander’s purpose, to hold Hood momentarily in check was gained, and Hood’s effort to crush Schofield was unavailing.