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noun as in hesitation

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For some passers, the figure might indicate indecision or hesitance.

Ironically, the coming coronavirus crisis would showcase Andrew Cuomo’s relative weakness and indecision, rather than a mere authoritarian instinct.

De Blasio was a known micromanager and equivocator, frustrating his staff with his singular blend of self-righteousness and indecision.

The longer my own indecision lasted, the more I realized that biology was going to end up making the decision for me.

This way people won’t be paralyzed with indecision and fear of making improvements to avoid drawing any attention to just how much work they have to do.

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The reason for his crippling indecision is simple as it is maddening, especially if you happen to be married to him.

Throughout the season premiere, Saul is gripped by indecision—with his wife, with the operation in Caracas.

By longstanding historical demonstration, the U.S. Congress specializes in paralysis, indecision, and dysfunction.

Then coffee, shower, indecision, efforts at writing and reading followed by aboulia.

But Farmiga, as Norma, had no such indecision, confidently throwing herself into the complex role from the start.

She set her arm about her waist again, and poured shrewd persuasion over her cousin s indecision.

In the priest's indecision he was eager to see a favorable solution of the doubts which seemed to torment him.

Skepticism is but a state of indecision which results from a superficial examination of subjects.

She profited by the moments indecision to flit swiftly out of the ghostly arcade toward the avenue.

The hand which lay on the table opened and closed and opened again in helpless indecision.


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On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to indecision, such as: uncertainty, doubt, indecisiveness, irresolution, and vacillation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.