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indecisiveness

in de si siv nuhs

  • n  doubt concerning two or more possible alternatives or courses of action
  • n  the trait of irresolution; a lack of firmness of character or purpose
    the king's incurable indecisiveness caused turmoil in his court

  • But after seven days of aerial bombardment and much grumbling in the Israeli military about indecisiveness on the part of the political leadership the order finally came on .
  • On Monday the Pentagon, in its quarterly Iraq report, noted the obvious: Iraqi politicians' "indecisiveness and inaction" are sapping what little credibility the government has left.
  • He thinks the real problem was indecisiveness.
Quotes

  • Ted Thompson in International Herald Tribune
    He mentioned several things where you could tell there's always indecisiveness,Thompson said. "He's wondering if he made the right decision. I think that's normal."
  • John Cornyn in AFP
    At some point, deliberation begins to look more like indecisiveness which then becomes a way of emboldening our enemies,Cornyn said on CBS.
  • Diane Keaton in Salt Lake Tribune
    I wanted to be in a good relationship . . . [but that] never happened for me, and that prolonged my indecisiveness,said Keaton, who celebrates her 62nd birthday Saturday. "So I plunged in."

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