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irresolution

[ ih-rez-uh-loo-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF irresolution

Synonyms for irresolution

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Antonyms for irresolution

  • belief
  • certainty
  • confidence
  • faith
  • trust
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR IRRESOLUTION

This event completed the conquest of Boabdil over his own irresolution.

We see the effects of this irresolution, although we cannot assign a cause for it.

I cannot profess sorrow for that, nor irresolution in that, nor shame in that.

In this state of irresolution Gomez Arias remained for some time.

Jean gave vent to a muttered oath in his irresolution and despair.

An accidental circumstance was the cause of his irresolution.

But she did not go and only stood still, trembling with irresolution.

It was evident that he laboured under some irresolution that he could not master.

A gust of irresolution swayed all sorts of bizarre notions in his mind.

His mind, floating in irresolution and discontent, recognized it with bitterness.

WORD ORIGIN

1590s, from French irrésolution (16c.), from ir-, assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + résolution (see resolution).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR IRRESOLUTION

doubt

nounlack of faith, conviction; questioning
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