indecision indecision  /ɪn dɪ ˈsɪ ʒən/


  1. (n) doubt concerning two or more possible alternatives or courses of action
  2. (n) the trait of irresolution; a lack of firmness of character or purpose


  1. After some indecision, Dean used the line in Rolling Stone, attributing it to an unnamed Cabinet officer.
  2. Pearl Harbor had filled them with indecision.
  3. Just three weeks ago, Prime Minister Nehru stunningly and surprisingly emerged from the cocoon of indecision.


  1. A look at key events in the kidnapping and rescue of three …

    The foreman of the Jodi Arias murder trial jury speaks about their indecision over the death penalty.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WJXT Jacksonville

  2. Libra

    Whether the challenge you face is personal or professional in nature you can and you must meet it head-on today. You may be good at indecision but you can take the initiative when you need to - and you need to now...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: New York Post

  3. Why Dwight Howard and his drama are worth it to the Lakers

    For NBA fans who’ve dealt with Dwight Howard’s indecision for three years now, this is familiar. The various sourced reports are beginning — and let’s go ahead and throw a few more out there with a general summary being that those close to Howard believe he’ll leave the Lakers, while those close to the Lakers believe Howard will stay. Howard has proved unconfident even in his own decisions, so ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Boston Herald


  1. On Wednesday night, while accepting an award from a conservative national security group, Cheney said that "signals of indecision out of Washington hurt our allies and embolden our adversaries" - a reference to the review process now being...
    on Oct 22, 2009 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: CBS News

  2. "It was disappointing to hit it that far past. I didn't want to have another US Open there," Goosen said. "I felt good with my putting, and there wasn't too much indecision with the one coming back. It was nice to see it go in."
    on Mar 22, 2009 By: Retief Goosen Source: USA Today

  3. "It is going to be a massive challenge but this kind of situation can bring a team together," said Paul Collingwood. "We have to believe that we are playing two Test matches against India. That's the mindset. There cannot be any indecision...
    on Dec 5, 2008 By: Paul Collingwood Source: WalesOnline

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