from The Century Dictionary.
- In an irresolute or wavering manner.
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- adverb In an
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- adverb lacking determination or decisiveness
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He nodded, turned toward the door to obey, and paused irresolutely.
- Brian is irresolutely opposed to this as being even a remote possibility.
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.
Astoa changed his weight irresolutely from one foot to the other.
"'Tis not me duty, the killin 'of b'ys," Gorman protested irresolutely.
Her whip-hand rose quickly, half way, as if to press her breast, and half way paused irresolutely, then dropped down to her side.
There was a perceptible drag to the man's feet as he walked across toward the window and paused irresolutely halfway.
He looked about him irresolutely, then climbed the fence, crossed the bridge, and slouched along the road.
He paused irresolutely, seeming to make up his mind.
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.
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