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undecided

[uhn-di-sahy-did] /ˌʌn dɪˈsaɪ dɪd/
adjective
1.
not decided or determined.
2.
not having one's mind firmly made up.
noun
3.
a person who is undecided:
Are you still among the undecideds?
Origin
1530-1540
1530-40; un-1 + decided
Related forms
undecidedly, adverb
undecidedness, noun
Synonyms
2. indecisive, fluctuating, wavering, vacillating; irresolute.
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Examples from the web for undecided
  • 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

undecided

/ˌʌndɪˈsaɪdɪd/
adjective
1.
not having made up one's mind
2.
(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
adj.

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

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