Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: indecision
IPA transcription: [,ɪndɪs'ɪʒən]
Pronunciations of indecision
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: indecision, indecisiveness, irresolution
    Meaning: doubt concerning two or more possible alternatives or courses of action; "his indecision was only momentary but the opportunity was lost"
Usage examples
  • As he stood looking along it, his attitude showed indecision.
  • Caught between the two forces, the beaten fish milled in hopeless confusion and indecision.
  • Evidently it has to be so," said he to himself, and hastily undressing he got into bed, happy and agitated but free from hesitation or indecision.
  • Sir Walter would quit Kellynch Hall; and after a very few days more of doubt and indecision, the great question of whither he should go was settled, and the first outline of this important change made out.
  • General Lee, however, proved to be a poor man for this task and his indecision and semi-cowardice left Washington exposed to the brunt of the enemy's attack before he was prepared to meet it and against the intentions of the American commander.
  • On the first day, when you find yourself confronted by a stretch of untouched ground which is to be turned over (technical phrase, meaning to "turn over"), you may be somewhat at a loss to know where to begin. Such indecision is only natural, and should cause no worry on the part of the young gardener.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Ronald Reagan, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Hamlet, License CC BY-SA 4.0