HyperDic: indecisiveness

English > 2 senses of the word indecisiveness:
NOUNcognitionindecisiveness, indecision, irresolutiondoubt concerning two or more possible alternatives or courses of action
attributeindecisiveness, indecisionthe trait of irresolution
indecisiveness > pronunciation
Soundsihndeh'sihsihvnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > indecisiveness: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningdoubt concerning two or more possible alternatives or courses of action.
Synonymsindecision, irresolution
Narrowerhesitation, vacillation, waveringindecision in speech or action
Broaderdoubt, uncertainty, incertitude, dubiety, doubtfulness, dubiousnessThe state of being unsure of something
Spanishabulia, indecisión, indeterminación, irresolución
Catalanabúlia, indecisió, indeterminació, irresolució
Adjectivesindecisivecharacterized by lack of decision and firmness
English > indecisiveness: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe trait of irresolution; a lack of firmness of character or purpose.
Example"the king's incurable indecisiveness caused turmoil in his court"
Synonymindecision
Broaderirresoluteness, irresolutionThe trait of being irresolute
Oppositedecisiveness, decisionThe trait of resoluteness as evidenced by firmness of character or purpose
Spanishindecisión
Adjectivesindecisivecharacterized by lack of decision and firmness

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