Irresolution



[ih-rez-uh-loo-shuh n] /ɪˌrɛz əˈlu ʃən/

noun
1.
lack of resolution; lack of decision or purpose; vacillation.
n.

1590s, from French irrésolution (16c.), from ir-, assimilated form of in- “not, opposite of” (see in- (1)) + résolution (see resolution).

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