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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 of undecided
1530-1540
1530-40; un-1 + decided
Related forms
undecidedly, adverb
undecidedness, noun
Synonyms
2. indecisive, fluctuating, wavering, vacillating; irresolute.
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  • When I was in the country they were in a wavering and undecided state.

    Albania E. F. Knight
  • At all events, there was a struggle of some sort in his mind which went on from year to year undecided.

    Barrington Charles James Lever
  • The special pay for officers employed in aerial work is undecided.

  • She rose softly, undecided, and going to the window, looked out.

    The Ivory Snuff Box Arnold Fredericks
  • He hung there undecided, breathing fast, his jaw clamped tightly.

    Crooked Trails and Straight William MacLeod Raine
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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