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indecisionnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌɪn.dɪˈsɪʒ.ən/ (also indecisiveness )
the ​state of being ​unable to make a ​choice: A moment's indecision when you've got the ​ball and you could ​lose the ​game. There is a ​greatdeal of indecision about/over how to ​tackle the ​problem.
(Definition of indecision from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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indecisionnoun [U]

 us   /ˌɪn·dɪˈsɪʒ·ən/ (also indecisiveness,  /ˌɪn·dɪˈsɑɪ·sɪv·nəs/ )
the ​quality of being ​unable to make a ​decision or having a lot of ​difficulty in ​deciding something: I ​tossed and ​turned all ​night in a ​frenzy of indecision.
indecisive
adjective  us   /ˌɪn·dɪˈsɑɪ·sɪv/
As a ​leader during the ​war, he was indecisive and ​ineffectual, and was ​eventuallyrelieved of his ​command.
(Definition of indecision from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “indecision”
in Spanish indecisión…
in Vietnamese sự do dự…
in Malaysian keragu-raguan…
in Thai ความไม่แน่ใจ…
in French indécision…
in German die Unentschlossenheit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 优柔寡断,无决断力…
in Turkish kararsızlık, tereddüt…
in Russian нерешительность…
in Indonesian keragu-raguan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 優柔寡斷,無決斷力…
in Polish wahanie, niezdecydowanie…
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