If you say that someone suffers from indecision, you mean that they find it very difficult to make decisions.

After months of indecision, the government gave the plan the go-ahead on Monday...

The team has been plagued by indecision and internal divisions.

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  • indécision — [ ɛ̃desizjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1611; de indécis ♦ Manque de décision; caractère, état d une personne indécise. ⇒ doute, flottement, hésitation, incertitude, indétermination, irrésolution, perplexité. Demeurer, être, flotter dans l indécision. Voilà qui… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Indecision — can refer to: *Indecision (band), a 1990s hardcore punk band from the United States *Indecision Records, an American hardcore punk record label established in 1995 *A series of special televison programs on American elections on the Comedy… …   Wikipedia

  • Indecision — In de*ci sion, n. [Pref. in not + decision: cf. F. ind[ e]cision.] Lack of decision; lack of settled purpose, or of firmness; indetermination; wavering of mind; irresolution; vacillation; hesitation. [1913 Webster] The term indecision . . .… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • indecision — (n.) 1763, from Fr. indécision (c.1600), from in not, opposite of, without (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + decision (see DECISION (Cf. decision)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • indecisión — sustantivo femenino 1. (no contable) Falta de decisión: Llegamos tarde al cine por la indecisión de Carmen …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • indecision — [in΄dē sizh′ən, in΄disizh′ən] n. [Fr indécision < indécis, undecided < ML indecisus] lack of decision; inability to decide or tendency to change the mind frequently; hesitation or vacillation …   English World dictionary

  • indecision — I noun changeableness, dilemma, doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness, dubitancy, dubitatio, dubitation, equivocalness, fickleness, fluctuation, haesitatio, hesitancy, hesitation, inability to decide, incertitude, inconstantia,… …   Law dictionary

  • indecisión — f. Falta de decisión …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • INDÉCISION — s. f. Indétermination, caractère, état d un homme indécis. Son indécision est cause qu on ne finit rien avec lui. Je suis encore dans l indécision du parti que je prendrai, sur le parti que je prendrai. Flotter dans l indécision …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • indecisión — ► sustantivo femenino Falta de decisión: ■ necesita la ayuda de sus amigos para salir de su indecisión. SINÓNIMO duda perplejidad * * * indecisión f. Falta de decisión. ⊚ Estado de indeciso. * * * indecisión. f. Falta de decisión. * * * ► …   Enciclopedia Universal

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