What does inconclusive mean?

Definitions for inconclusiveˌɪn kənˈklu sɪv

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word inconclusive.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inconclusive(adj)

    not conclusive; not putting an end to doubt or question

    "an inconclusive reply"; "inconclusive evidence"; "the inconclusive committee vote"


  1. inconclusive(Adjective)

    Not conclusive, not leading to a conclusion

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inconclusive(adj)

    not conclusive; leading to no conclusion; not closing or settling a point in debate, or a doubtful question; as, evidence is inconclusive when it does not exhibit the truth of a disputed case in such a manner as to satisfy the mind, and put an end to debate or doubt

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inconclusive

    in-kon-klōōs′iv, adj. not settling a point in debate, indeterminate, indecisive.—adv. Inconclus′ively.—ns. Inconclus′iveness, Inconclu′sion.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inconclusive in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inconclusive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Prosecutor Christiane Serini:

    Fitschen offered vague and inconclusive evidence at his hearing.

  2. Frank Bandiera:

    We’re not sure if it’s causal or not, i think (the research) is still in the early stages and the findings are inconclusive.

  3. American Austin Tice:

    It’s mysterious and very inconclusive, we've had a lot of people look at it and no one has been able to say definitively who the people are and where they're from.

  4. President Barack Obama:

    I think Mr. Putin understands that ... with Afghanistan fresh in the memory, for him to simply get bogged down in an inconclusive and paralyzing civil conflict is not the outcome that he's looking for.

  5. John Wisniewski:

    The report is not inconclusive, it says, among other things, that because we have been unable to interview certain witnesses, it is not possible to determine whether the Governor did or did not know about the lane closures in advance.

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