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irresolute


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Irresolute  \Ir*res"o*lute\,  a.  [Pref.  ir-  not  +  resolute:  cf  F. 
  irr['e]solu,  L.  irresolutus  not  loosened.] 
  Not  resolute;  not  decided  or  determined;  wavering;  given  to 
  doubt  or  irresolution. 
 
  Weak  and  irresolute  is  man.  --Cowper. 
 
  Syn:  Wavering;  vacillating;  undetermined;  undecided; 
  unsettled;  fickle;  changeable;  inconstant.  -- 
  {Ir*res"o*lute*ly},  adv  --  {Ir*res"o*lute*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  irresolute 
  adj  1:  uncertain  how  to  act  or  proceed;  "the  committee  was  timid 
  and  mediocre  and  irresolute"  [ant:  {resolute}] 
  2:  lacking  decisiveness  of  character;  unable  to  act  or  decide 
  quickly  or  firmly;  "stood  irresolute  waiting  for  some 
  inspiration"  [syn:  {hesitant},  {hesitating}] 




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