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indecision
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
leaving a decision unmade due to uncertainty; or a general tendency to leave decisions unmade
  • I was debating whether to stand there or run, and tarried in indecision a moment too long: I turned to flee but Uncle Jack was quicker.
    p. 112.6
indecision = leaving a decision unmade due to uncertainty
  • Burris seemed to be afraid of a child half his height, and Miss Caroline took advantage of his indecision: "Burris, go home."
    p. 37.1
  • indecision = slowness in making a decision
  • Jem's face showed brief indecision on the ethics of withholding his own dime, but his innate courtesy won and he shifted his dime to his pocket.
    p. 160.1
indecision = uncertainty resulting in not making a decision
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