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English noun: indecision

1. indecision (cognition) doubt concerning two or more possible alternatives or courses of action


SamplesHis indecision was only momentary but the opportunity was lost.


Synonymsindecisiveness, irresolution


Broader (hypernym)doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness, incertitude, uncertainty


Narrower (hyponym)hesitation, vacillation, wavering

2. indecision (attribute) the trait of irresolution; a lack of firmness of character or purpose


SamplesThe king's incurable indecisiveness caused turmoil in his court.


Synonymsindecisiveness


Broader (hypernym)irresoluteness, irresolution


Antonymsdecisiveness, decision









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