What is the opposite of determined?

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Adjective
(determined to) Opposite of having made a firm decision
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“We haven't made plans for our holiday yet because we are still undecided if we really want to go.”
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Opposite of having or displaying resolve
“I have my doubts that you are going to succeed because you seem like a very weak-willed person.”
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Opposite of not compliant
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Opposite of able to withstand strain or hardship
“His nervousness was apparent when he spoke with a shaky voice.”
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Opposite of having or showing eagerness or enthusiasm towards doing something
“It was a sign to the recruiter that Bill was apathetic to the role when he presented unshaven and in casual attire for the interview.”
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Opposite of spirited or plucky
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Opposite of strict or exacting in standards
“I can actually leave whenever I want because my parents are rather lenient when it comes to my curfew.”
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Opposite of behaving or done in a determined and forceful way
“His argument, both weak and unpersuasive, was met with silence from the audience.”
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Opposite of that cannot be altered
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Opposite of clearly defined or identified
“This room has no specific purpose and is just for general use.”
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Opposite of determined or passionate in interests or endeavors
“Julia had set many goals for herself but appeared indifferent when it came to achieving them.”
Adjective
Opposite of denotes a termination of something or an action
“He noted to the King, that this was only the initial part of the war.”
Adjective
Opposite of refusing to change one's position, attitude or opinion
“Ian was very giving in sharing his toys with his best friend, Sarah.”
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing a strong desire and determination to succeed
“He maintained that last-borns are often spoiled and lazy because they don't have younger siblings challenging them.”
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Opposite of behaving, spoken or done in a determined and forceful way
“Everyone in the room gasped at the best man's uninspiring speech.”
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Opposite of making continual and persistent demands
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Opposite of done with full awareness of the likely consequences
“The decision to purchase a new car was both rash and thoughtless.”
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Opposite of firm, clear, and precise
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Opposite of characterized by a good or happy sentiment
“The spiritual journey is fraught with danger, full of unexpected twists, at times deeply discouraging, at times exhilarating.”
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Opposite of having unconditional and enthusiastic support
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(of a time or place) Opposite of decided on beforehand
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Opposite of exhibiting passion and enthusiasm
“The author's works were mediocre and could only attract an apathetic readership.”
Adjective
Opposite of expressing something forcibly and clearly
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Opposite of directing a great deal of attention, interest, or activity towards a particular aim
“Eventually, the tone stabilizes, and, by the second half, the power of the story will envelop all but the most distracted viewers.”
Adjective
Opposite of known but specified in a general and nonexplicit sense
“He left seeking yet another unrecognized area of research.”
Verb
Opposite of to have fixed or shaped the form or character of
“Your unwillingness to work hard hindered how successful you could have become.”
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Opposite of to have decided on
“The myriad proposals only confused what should have been our best course of action.”
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Opposite of to have come to a judgment
“Because of your erratic results, the boss wavered when he was deciding on what your pay increase should have been.”
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Opposite of to have ascertained through analysis or investigation
“The detectives disproved that Steven was innocent after finding traces of the victim's DNA on his premises.”
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Opposite of to have measured the quantitative amount of something
“Since we had no measuring tools, we just estimated the length and width of the cabinet.”
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Opposite of to have found out through making an inquiry
“We ignored the possibility that he would not be coming home for dinner that evening.”
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(rare) Opposite of to have impelled and directed towards an object or action
“His drastic weight loss discouraged him from going on yet another diet.”
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(archaic, obsolete) Opposite of to have brought or to have come to an end
“Because of your loyalty, your induction into His Majesty's knighthood commenced immediately.”
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Opposite of to have come upon after searching, study, or effort
“She hid all evidence of her crime.”
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Opposite of to have established or stipulated as a previous condition
“The contract was rigid and prevented any deviations from the stipulated conditions of sale.”
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