HyperDic: irresolute

English > 1 sense of the word irresolute:
ADJECTIVEallirresoluteuncertain how to act or proceed
English > irresolute: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaninguncertain how to act or proceed.
Example"the committee was timid and mediocre and irresolute"
Narrowerdiscouragedlacking in resolution
infirmlacking firmness of will or character or purpose
unstabledisposed to psychological variability
vacillant, vacillating, waveringuncertain in purpose or action
weak-kneedlacking will power or resolution
See alsoindecisivenot definitely settling something
indecisiveCharacterized by lack of decision and firmness
OppositeresoluteFirm in purpose or belief
Spanishindeciso, inseguro, irresoluto
Catalanindecís, insegur, irresolut
Nounsirresolutenessthe trait of being irresolute
Adverbsirresolutelylacking determination or decisiveness

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