What is the opposite of decisive?

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Adjective
Opposite of having or showing the ability to make decisions quickly, effectively, and without doubt
“Try asking an indecisive person where they want to eat and you will start a frustrating conversation that will last forever.”
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Opposite of having great influence on the result of something
“Researchers found insignificant evidence supporting the school-based interventions in preventing anxiety and depression in children.”
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Opposite of providing a conclusion or finality to something
“The hospital released her with the tests proving inconclusive and warned her to be careful if she was feeling slightly woozy or dizzy.”
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Opposite of able to persuade
“I've always been frustrated by the ending we saw in the cinema, which strikes me as tonally appropriate, but utterly unconvincing.”
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Opposite of boldly self-assured
“The barbarians were subdued and became submissive to the enchantress' whims.”
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Opposite of of crucial importance to the success or failure of something
“This is a trivial matter in comparison to our more pressing issues.”
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Opposite of having or showing a confident and forceful personality
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Opposite of denotes the effectiveness or dominance of a particular action
“Leaders who do not look after the interests of their followers are not only unethical but ineffective.”
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Opposite of clear and obvious in meaning or nature
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Opposite of of great importance or significance, especially in having a bearing on future events
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Opposite of blunt and plain-spoken in one's manner of speaking or behavior
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Opposite of reaching a decisive moment or point of greatest tension
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Opposite of showy, bold or audacious in behavior or appearance
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Opposite of rather rude, curt or abrupt in speech or manner
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(of an action) Opposite of performed well and with precision
“The amateur chef would completely massacre the piece of salmon with his sloppy knife strokes.”
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Opposite of that wins a match
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Opposite of highest in rank, authority or superiority
“She had attempted to hand a sprinkle of enlightenment to the inferior humans, but it was lost on them as wasted babble.”
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Opposite of willing, or inclined, to take chances or risks
“After looking down, he became too timid to carry on with the climb.”
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Opposite of final in a series or process
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Opposite of involving management-like duties
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(of a person) Opposite of able to be trusted due to having integrity or principles
“The witnesses were unreliable and were only looking to cash in on their fifteen minutes of fame.”
Adjective
Opposite of plain or blunt
Adjective
Opposite of in urgent need of immediate attention
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