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Definitions for irresolute
ɪˈrɛz əˌlutir·res·o·lute

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. irresoluteadjective

    uncertain how to act or proceed

    "the committee was timid and mediocre and irresolute"

Wiktionary

  1. irresoluteadjective

    Undecided or unsure how to act

    Etymology: c 1580, from irrésolu or

  2. irresoluteadjective

    Indecisive or lacking in resolution

    Etymology: c 1580, from irrésolu or

Webster Dictionary

  1. Irresoluteadjective

    not resolute; not decided or determined; wavering; given to doubt or irresolution

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Irresolute

    ir-rez′o-lūt, adj. not firm in purpose.—adv. Irres′olutely.—ns. Irres′oluteness, Irresolū′tion, want of resolution.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of irresolute in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of irresolute in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of irresolute in a Sentence

  1. Winston Churchill:

    So they the Government go on in strange paradox, decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adamant for drift, solid for fluidity, all-powerful to be impotent.

  2. Sir Winston Churchill, Hansard, November 12, 1936:

    So they [the Government] go on in strange paradox, decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adamant for drift, solid for fluidity, all-powerful to be impotent.

  3. Goethe:

    There is nothing more pitiable in the world than an irresolute man vacillating between two feelings, who would willingly unite the two, and who does not perceive that nothing can unite them.

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