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Aircraft do not crash of themselves. They come to grief because men are foolish, or vain, or lazy, or irresolute or reckless. One crash in a thousand may be unavoidable because God wills it so - not more than that.
Nevil Shute

Meaning of "irresolute" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF IRRESOLUTE

irresolute  [ɪˈrɛzəˌluːt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF IRRESOLUTE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Irresolute is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES IRRESOLUTE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of irresolute in the English dictionary

The definition of irresolute in the dictionary is lacking resolution; wavering; hesitating.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH IRRESOLUTE


absolute
ˈæbsəˌluːt
consolute
ˈkɒnsəˌluːt
convolute
ˈkɒnvəˌluːt
dilute
daɪˈluːt
dissolute
ˈdɪsəˌluːt
elute
iːˈluːt
evolute
ˈɛvəˌluːt
flute
fluːt
glute
ɡluːt
Hakluyt
ˈhækluːt
involute
ˈɪnvəˌluːt
loot
luːt
lute
luːt
obvolute
ˈɒbvəˌluːt
pollute
pəˈluːt
resolute
ˈrɛzəˌluːt
revolute
ˈrɛvəˌluːt
salute
səˈluːt
sloot
sluːt
sluit
sluːt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE IRRESOLUTE

irresistance
irresistibility
irresistible
irresistibleness
irresistibly
irresolubility
irresoluble
irresolubly
irresolutely
irresoluteness
irresolution
irresolvability
irresolvable
irresolvableness
irresolvably
irrespective
irrespective of
irrespectively
irrespirable
irresponsibility

WORDS THAT END LIKE IRRESOLUTE

ablative absolute
archlute
Australian salute
ballute
Barcoo salute
bass flute
champagne flute
decree absolute
English flute
fipple flute
nose flute
resalute
solute
supervolute
transverse flute
volute
waldflute

Synonyms and antonyms of irresolute in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «IRRESOLUTE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «irresolute» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of irresolute

Translation of «irresolute» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF IRRESOLUTE

Find out the translation of irresolute to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of irresolute from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «irresolute» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

irresoluto
570 millions of speakers

English

irresolute
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

irresolute
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

متردد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

нерешительный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

irresoluto
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অস্থিরসঙ্কল্প
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

irrésolu
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Irresolute
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

unentschlossen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

優柔不断な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

결단력
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Irresolute
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phân vân lưỡng lự
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தீர்மானமில்லாமலும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अस्थिर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kararsız
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

irresoluto
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

niezdecydowany
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

нерішучий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

indecis
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αναποφάσιστος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

besluiteloos
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tveksam
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tafatt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of irresolute

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «IRRESOLUTE»

The term «irresolute» is regularly used and occupies the 76.653 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about irresolute

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2 QUOTES WITH «IRRESOLUTE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word irresolute.
1
Nevil Shute
Aircraft do not crash of themselves. They come to grief because men are foolish, or vain, or lazy, or irresolute or reckless. One crash in a thousand may be unavoidable because God wills it so - not more than that.
2
William Strunk, Jr.
It is worse to be irresolute than to be wrong.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «IRRESOLUTE»

Discover the use of irresolute in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to irresolute and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Nuclear Deterrence Theory: The Search for Credibility
defender can no longer sustain the irresolute challenger's indifference. The challenger is too confident that the defender is resolute and strictly prefers to quit. But this cannot be an equilibrium, for if the irresolute challenger is certain not to ...
Robert Powell, 1990
2
Irresolute Catherine
This is an OCR edition without illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from the publisher's website (GeneralBooksClub.com).
Violet Jacob, 2010
3
Rough Sets, Fuzzy Sets, Data Mining and Granular Computing: ...
(iii) gof is Fap a-irresolute if f is Fap a-irresolute and g is Fa-irresolute. Proof (i) Suppose B is Fa-closed set in (X, r) and A is Fga-open subset of (Z, n) for which ( gof)(B) < A. Then f(B) is Fa-closed in Y because f is Fuzzy pre a-closed. Since g is  ...
Hiroshi Sakai, Mihir Chakraborty, Aboul-Ella Hassanien, 2009
4
Mathematical Modelling and Scientific Computation: ...
There exists U e EE(X, X) S1lCl'1 that e-Cl(U) n f_1(Y - e-Cl(V)) = O. Therefore, we obtain f (e-Cl(U)) C e-Cl(V). This shows that f is 0-eirresolute. Definition 5. A function f: X —> Y is said to be strongly e-irresolute if for each point x E X and each ...
P. Balasubramaniam, R Uthayakumar, 2012
5
Scientia Magna (International Book Series), Vol. 5, No. 2
image of any open set in Y is a u—open set in X; said to be v—irresolute if the inverse image of any u—open set in Y is a ... image of every u—open set is V— open. f is said to be v—homeomorphism if f is bijective, u—irresolute and v— open.
Zhang Wenpeng, 2009
6
Irresolute Princes: Kremlin Decision Making in Middle East ...
In so doing, Wehling reveals that Soviet attempts to avoid the inherent contradictions between Soviet regional interests and global goals contributed to the escalation of these conflicts and, on several occasions, almost provoked a major U ...
Fred Wehling, 1997
7
Love a Gift Shared Charitably
IRRESOLUTE. LOVE. For worst and better here is your promise, only promise to celebrate your life blessings. Doors of sympathy opens accommodate love, ' commission our soul against any irresolute love 4, h never recommend any of our  ...
Lebohang May
8
Reputation and International Politics
Izvolsky was not irresolute, but he did bungle the affair. "Besides," he continues, " we know since then that Russia, even assured of our most complete support, would not have gone to war: it was not ready. Today the situation is better. In the last ...
Jonathan Mercer, 2010
9
Scepticism, Freedom and Autonomy: A Study of the Moral ...
In the First Meditation, Descartes calls into question his ordinary opinions by concentrating his attention on sceptical doubts. As long as he considers those ordinary opinions and the sceptical doubts simultaneously, he remains irresolute.
Marcelo de Araujo, 2003
10
Scientia Magna, international book series, Vol. 5, No. 1
(v) Every infinite u—open cover has a proper sub cover Theorem 3.4. Every v— irresolute map from a u—compact space into a 1/ — Tg—space is u—closed. Proof. Suppose f: X —> Y is v—irresolute where X is u—compact and Y is 1/ — T2.
editor Zhang Wenpeng

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «IRRESOLUTE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term irresolute is used in the context of the following news items.
1
The Iran Nuclear Deal Is a Nightmare - US News
We will be alarmed at successive deceptions – and irresolute. And with Iran, the nightmare will continue. [READ: Iran Deal: Who Got What?]. «U.S. News & World Report, Jul 15»
2
Made for Mumbai: Art to attitude, 10 things that make the city
And then it begins, not in irresolute drizzles but in a relentless downpour. Like any constant companion, over the following months it brings ... «Hindustan Times, Jul 15»
3
Balancing Trust and Exits
Yet, with super egos backing our faith, we pretend to be under control when in reality, even the very next minute is ambivalent and as irresolute ... «The Daily Star, Jul 15»
4
Aquino legacy: Defying China
Pama said the US "image, rightly or wrongly, of being equivocal and irresolute" in helping the Philippines further encouraged China. "This has ... «Rappler, Jul 15»
5
Alonso scores his first point for McLaren-Honda at Silvestone
Irresolute he is not. “In the changeable weather conditions in which he usually excels, Jenson was very unlucky to be eliminated on lap one, ... «Motorsport.com, Jul 15»
6
British GP - Sunday - Team Quotes
Irresolute he is not. In the changeable weather conditions in which he usually excels, Jenson was very unlucky to be eliminated on lap one, ... «GrandPrix, Jul 15»
7
What Jeb Bush can learn from Pope Francis about climate change
... Republican Florida Governor Rick Scott, who forbade the mention of climate change within state government, Jeb Bush's irresolute position ... «Fortune, Jul 15»
8
Bankers aim to strangle Greece, seeking capitulation and regime …
The Troika was fully prepared, but Syriza was divided and irresolute. To be sure, the relationship of forces was highly unfavorable to the Greek ... «Workers World, Jun 15»
9
China's double standards laid bare
... Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, the mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, lays bare Beijing's irresolute commitment to fighting terrorism. «Deccan Herald, Jun 15»
10
Herbert London: A Resolution To Be Irresolute
With great fanfare, President Obama asked Congress to consider his proposal – some would call it his strategy – for military operations against ... «WAMC, Jun 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Irresolute [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/irresolute>. Apr 2020 ».
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