irresolutely

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an irresolute or wavering manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In an irresolute or wavering manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb lacking determination or decisiveness

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Examples

  • He nodded, turned toward the door to obey, and paused irresolutely.

    CHAPTER XIX

  • - Brian is irresolutely opposed to this as being even a remote possibility.

    Page-ing Robin Hanson, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • But Noah stood his ground, though somewhat irresolutely, and Satan, to every one's surprise, danced and frisked about him with laughing eyes and wagging tail.

    Chapter 8

  • Astoa changed his weight irresolutely from one foot to the other.

    Chapter 2

  • "'Tis not me duty, the killin 'of b'ys," Gorman protested irresolutely.

    THE "FRANCIS SPAIGHT"

  • Her whip-hand rose quickly, half way, as if to press her breast, and half way paused irresolutely, then dropped down to her side.

    CHAPTER XXI

  • There was a perceptible drag to the man's feet as he walked across toward the window and paused irresolutely halfway.

    CREATED HE THEM

  • He looked about him irresolutely, then climbed the fence, crossed the bridge, and slouched along the road.

    THE HOBO AND THE FAIRY

  • He paused irresolutely, seeming to make up his mind.

    CHAPTER XIV

  • As this play trembles between historical and poetic-mythological worlds (worlds which the Greeks of Aeschylus's time may not have differentiated as sharply as we do) so it seems to flit irresolutely, frustratingly in the imagination.

    The National Theatre of Wales does battle with Aeschylus's The Persians

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