Definition of Inconclusive

1. Adjective. Not conclusive; not putting an end to doubt or question. "The inconclusive committee vote"




Definition of Inconclusive

1. a. 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.

Definition of Inconclusive

1. Adjective. Not conclusive, not leading to a conclusion ¹

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Definition of Inconclusive

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inconclusive

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Literary usage of Inconclusive

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1. The Law of Heredity: A Study of the Cause of Variation, and the Origin of by William Keith Brooks (1883)
"The argument from hybrids—This argument is inconclusive— The argument from ... If I can show that these reasons are inconclusive, and that there is and can ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"and the ' neolithic ' stations were the same, while the stratigraphie relations of the deposits are inconclusive. ..."

3. The Play of Today: Studies in Play-structure for the Student and the Theatre by Elizabeth Roxana Hunt (1913)
"... The inconclusive Ending In some such inconclusive fashion as this many plays of the day bring themselves to a close. The modern dramatist seems ..."

4. A System of Logic, Ratiocinative and Inductive: Being a Connected View of by John Stuart Mill (1906)
"This will be allowed to be a very favourable specimen of an argument from specific experience in politics, and if this be inconclusive, it would not be easy ..."

5. Scotland by Walter Scott, Mayo Williamson Hazeltine (1899)
"... but detains Mary a Prisoner—Question of her Guilt and Innocence—Morton's Confession—Proofs by the Sonnets and Letters—Deemed inconclusive, ..."

6. The International Relations of the Chinese Empire by Hosea Ballou Morse (1918)
"Treaty defective and inconclusive ..... 106 12. Mission obtains a reversal of policy of British government, Dec. 28, 1868 197 13. ..."

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