Definition of Irresolute

1. Adjective. Uncertain how to act or proceed. "The committee was timid and mediocre and irresolute"




Definition of Irresolute

1. a. Not resolute; not decided or determined; wavering; given to doubt or irresolution.

Definition of Irresolute

1. Adjective. Undecided or unsure how to act ¹

2. Adjective. Indecisive or lacking in resolution ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Irresolute

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Irresolute

irreputable
irresilient
irresistable
irresistably
irresistance
irresistibility
irresistible
irresistible grace
irresistible impulse
irresistibleness
irresistibly
irresistless
irresoluble
irresolubleness
irresolubly
irresolute (current term)
irresolutely
irresoluteness
irresolution
irresolutions
irresolvability
irresolvable
irresolvableness
irresolvably
irresolvedly
irrespective
irrespective of
irrespectively
irrespirable
irresponsibility

Literary usage of Irresolute

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin, and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander Kinglake (1877)
"Upon the whole, it resulted from the various its irresolute motives tending to govern the policy of the State that the ambition of the ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"INNOCENT X Bernini, Palazzo Doria, Rome Innocent X was a lover of justice and his life waa blameless; he was, however, often irresolute and suspicious. ..."

3. Scotland by Walter Scott, Mayo Williamson Hazeltine (1899)
"... and ravages his Country— His further Successes—Defeat of the Lord of Lorn at Crua- chan-ben—Feeble and irresolute Conduct of Edward contrasted with the ..."

4. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: Together with an by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1849)
"... men being in their natures irresolute and inconstant, and full of objections, even after all was determined according to their own proposals; ..."

5. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"irresolute ; not thorough ; a Laodicean, neither hot nor cold. " If any weak-kneed Churchman, now besi ta ting between his [political] parly and hie Church, ..."

6. The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Emperor of the French: With a Preliminary by Walter Scott (1827)
"... of success in defending it — The Government and People irresolute, and the Treaty of Leoben signed — Venice now makes the most humiliating submissions. ..."

7. Scotland by Walter Scott, Mayo Williamson Hazeltine (1901)
"... defeats the Earl of Buchan, and ravages his Country— His further Successes—Defeat of the Lord of Lorn at Crua- chan-ben—Feeble and irresolute Conduct of ..."

8. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin, and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander Kinglake (1877)
"Upon the whole, it resulted from the various its irresolute motives tending to govern the policy of the State that the ambition of the ..."

9. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"INNOCENT X Bernini, Palazzo Doria, Rome Innocent X was a lover of justice and his life waa blameless; he was, however, often irresolute and suspicious. ..."

10. Scotland by Walter Scott, Mayo Williamson Hazeltine (1899)
"... and ravages his Country— His further Successes—Defeat of the Lord of Lorn at Crua- chan-ben—Feeble and irresolute Conduct of Edward contrasted with the ..."

11. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: Together with an by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1849)
"... men being in their natures irresolute and inconstant, and full of objections, even after all was determined according to their own proposals; ..."

12. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"irresolute ; not thorough ; a Laodicean, neither hot nor cold. " If any weak-kneed Churchman, now besi ta ting between his [political] parly and hie Church, ..."

13. The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Emperor of the French: With a Preliminary by Walter Scott (1827)
"... of success in defending it — The Government and People irresolute, and the Treaty of Leoben signed — Venice now makes the most humiliating submissions. ..."

14. Scotland by Walter Scott, Mayo Williamson Hazeltine (1901)
"... defeats the Earl of Buchan, and ravages his Country— His further Successes—Defeat of the Lord of Lorn at Crua- chan-ben—Feeble and irresolute Conduct of ..."

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