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What she read amazed her with its profundity and amused her with its inconclusiveness.

The inconclusiveness of his reasoning is apparent to a child.

The hours he spent with Ruth were maddening alike in promise and in inconclusiveness.

I still suspect it of inconclusiveness, but I frankly confess that I am unable to overthrow it.

And yet whatever the subject he touched upon, he never left the impression of incompleteness or of inconclusiveness.

But in eschewing one manifest blunder, he fell into ambiguity, and inconclusiveness equally reprehensible.

She took to herself an absurd conviction that this inconclusiveness had been an achievement.

She was even a little offended at the inconclusiveness that did not settle things at Pangbourne.

He had compelled them to weigh the proofs against him and recognise their hollowness and inconclusiveness.

He attended a coffee-house discussion upon the existence of God, and exposed the inconclusiveness of the atheistic conclusions.

WORD ORIGIN

1680s (implied in inconclusiveness), from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + conclusive. Related: Inconclusively.

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