irresolute

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There was nothing more to say--time pressed--yet I lingered dumb and irresolute.

"No," said the poor novice; but the denial came faint and irresolute from her lips.

He was a peculiar man, to begin with—and an irresolute man, to end with.

For Hutchinson, poorly supported and irresolute, the strain was too great.

He remained before it, irresolute, like a fugitive, like a man betrayed.

They shuffled, pushed, had an irresolute mien and stolid faces.

He moves towards the door of the clerks' office, and stands there irresolute.

At this moment, the ill-advised and irresolute James Stuart, was absent.

Do some of us still hesitate at this forking of the roads, irresolute?

Where she had thought she was strong and determined she began to see she was weak and irresolute.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, from Latin irresolutus, from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + resolutus (see resolute). Related: Irresolutely.

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