indecision


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Synonyms for indecision

Synonyms for indecision

Synonyms for indecision

doubt concerning two or more possible alternatives or courses of action

the trait of irresolution

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"My mind's made up; I'll write, and have done with it!" He sat down to his writing on the spot; actually finished the letter; another minute would have dispatched it to the post--and, in that minute, the maddening indecision took possession of him once more.
The position of uncertainty, of indecision, was still the same as at home--worse, in fact, since it was impossible to take any step, impossible to see Vronsky, and she had to remain here among outsiders, in company so uncongenial to her present mood.
With the round top of an inkstand and two broken bits of sealing-wax he is silently and slowly working out whatever train of indecision is in his mind.
This train of indecision must surely be worked out now or never.
I never can make up my mind about anything myself -- I'm always afflicted with indecision. Just as soon as I decide to do something I feel in my bones that another course would be the correct one.
That's my worst failing -- that, and indecision, as aforesaid.
But Polly's education had been neglected, and after a good deal of natural indecision she did what most women do in such cases, thought she would "wait and see."
This finished Polly's indecision, and after that night she never allowed herself to dwell upon the pleasant temptation which came in a guise particularly attractive to a young girl with a spice of the old Eve in her composition.
Palmer, whose eye was caught by every thing pretty, expensive, or new; who was wild to buy all, could determine on none, and dawdled away her time in rapture and indecision.
Having settled that I must go to the Blue Boar, my mind was much disturbed by indecision whether or not to take the Avenger.
With respect to these institutions' trustworthiness, "indecision is the plurality sentiment in the case of the Senate and the House of Representatives (45 percent and 47 percent, respectively), while basically the same trust and indecision ratings are recorded by the Supreme Court (44 percent versus 45 percent)."
Welsh Conservative leader Andrew RT Davies said a written answer from First Minister Carwyn Jones - which revealed the government had launched 394 consultations across all departments since May 2011 - was "symptomatic of indecision and dithering" in decision-making.
21 ( ANI ): The South Korean ferry that sank was crippled by confusion and indecision soon after it began listing, a transcript has revealed.
The episode 19 of "The Big Bang Theory" Season 7 is titled, "The Indecision Amalgamation." The episode features Sheldon's indecisiveness when it comes to buying a video game system.
The rest of this darkly comic Norwegian novel tracks his pursuit of redemption despite his indecision, building up to an unexpected encounter in a sushi bar.