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indecisive
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War and Peace
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indecisive
Used in
War and Peace
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  • "On the contrary, your Highness, in indecisive actions it is always the most stubborn who remain victors," replied Raevski, "and in my opinion…" "Kaysarov!"  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …a chosen and entrenched position with forces only slightly weaker than those of the enemy, but, as a result of the loss of the Shevardino Redoubt, the Russians fought the battle of Borodino on an open and almost unentrenched position, with forces only half as numerous as the French; that is to say, under conditions in which it was not merely unthinkable to fight for ten hours and secure an indecisive result, but unthinkable to keep an army even from complete disintegration and flight.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: an indecisive decision maker
as in: an indecisive election
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