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[uhn-di-sahy-did] /ˌʌn dɪˈsaɪ dɪd/
not decided or determined.
not having one's mind firmly made up.
a person who is undecided:
Are you still among the undecideds?
Origin of undecided
1530-40; un-1 + decided
Related forms
undecidedly, adverb
undecidedness, noun
2. indecisive, fluctuating, wavering, vacillating; irresolute. Unabridged
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  • Whether or not this figure derives its holiness from its symbolic meaning may remain undecided.
  • And that means many issues on space weaponry are still undecided.
  • Meanwhile, many consumers remain undecided when it comes to choosing between e-readers and tablets.
  • And, in many ways, his is a common portrait of an undecided vote.
  • The public seems to be undecided about the impact of changes in the gender makeup of the student body.
  • To be undecided in this election is to pause for a moment and then ask how the chicken is cooked.
  • But probably that large percentage of undecided are those who are afraid to decide one way or the other.
  • To a undecided looking in, it appears you have no argument, and must now browbeat the opposition to prove a point.
  • But nearly a third of respondents said they remain undecided.
  • undecided voters may find it safer to stick with the devil they know.
British Dictionary definitions for undecided


not having made up one's mind
(of an issue, problem, etc) not agreed or decided upon
Derived Forms
undecidedly, adverb
undecidedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for undecided

1530s, "not decided, unsettled," from un- (1) "not" + past participle of decide (v.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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