Part of speech: adjective

Not definitely deciding; leaving the result unsettled; as, an indecisive battle.

Part of speech: adjective

Not able to come to a decision; irresolute.

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Usage examples "indecisive":

  1. Fortunately the soldiers were only armed with sticks, or the slaughter would have been very great; but as it was, after an indecisive engagement, about fifty men were killed and many more injured. - "Child of Storm", H. Rider Haggard.
  2. And cast by their own light, upon that sky The gods' own shadows moved like shapen gloom, Phantasmagoric, changed and amplified, A shifting frieze that flickered dreadfully In spectral battle indecisive. - "The Star-Treader and other poems", Clark Ashton Smith.
  3. The battle must have been indecisive; for both sides claimed a victory. - "The Story of Norway", Hjalmar H. Boyesen.