In`de*ci"sion (?), n. [Pref. in- not + decision: cf. F. ind'ecision.]

Want of decision; want of settled purpose, or of firmness; indetermination; wavering of mind; irresolution; vacillation; hesitation.

The term indecision . . . implies an idea very nicely different from irresolution; yet it has a tendency to produce it. Shenstone.

Indecision . . . is the natural accomplice of violence. Burke.


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