- (Roget's Thesaurus II) noun The act of hesitating or state of being hesitant: hesitancy, hesitation, indecision, indecisiveness, irresolution, pause, shilly-shally, tentativeness, timidity, timidness, to-and-fro, vacillation. See DECIDE.
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irresoluteness — n. the failure to behave in a resolute manner; fluctuation in intention. Syn: irresolution. [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
irresoluteness — index ambivalence, indecision Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
Irresoluteness — 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. [1913 Webster] Weak and irresolute is man. Cowper. Syn:… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
irresoluteness — noun see irresolute … New Collegiate Dictionary
irresoluteness — See irresolutely. * * * … Universalium
irresoluteness — noun The state of being irresolute. Ant: resoluteness … Wiktionary
irresoluteness — ir resÂ·oÂ·luteÂ·ness || Éª rezÉ™luËtnÉªs n. doubtfulness, uncertainty, state of being undetermined … English contemporary dictionary
irresoluteness — ir·resoluteness … English syllables
irresoluteness — noun the trait of being irresolute; lacking firmness of purpose • Syn: ↑irresolution • Ant: ↑resoluteness • Derivationally related forms: ↑irresolute • Hypernyms: ↑trait … Useful english dictionary
irresolution — noun 1. doubt concerning two or more possible alternatives or courses of action (Freq. 1) his indecision was only momentary but the opportunity was lost • Syn: ↑indecision, ↑indecisiveness • Derivationally related forms: ↑indecisive ( … Useful english dictionary