Indecision sentence example

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  • Not that any of this indecision was necessary.
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  • The indecision was back in his expression, pushing away that feeling of security.
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  • Here, too, he showed his customary indecision, wavering between the two schools.
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  • Fighting began along the upper Danube, and when indecision and want of funds had ruined the league's chances of success, Philip returned to Hesse and busied himself with seeking help from foreign powers; while in April 1547 John Frederick was captured at Miihlberg.
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  • The rebels displayed great indecision, and Lancaster proved such a bad general that he was finally driven into the north and beaten at the battle of Boroughbridge (March 16, 1322), where his chief associate, the earl of Hereford, was slain.
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  • Even in these purely secular affairs, moreover, his timidity and indecision prevented him from pursuing a consistent policy; and his ill fortune, or his lack of judgment, placed him, as long as he had the power of choice, ever on the losing side.
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  • But the width of his intellectual sympathies, joined to a constitutional indecision and vis inertiae, prevented him from doing more enduring work.
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  • He'd lost the air of indecision and regret, trading it for acceptance and resolve.
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  • We tackle our work; professionally and without rancor to one another in spite of a pall of indecision that oft times seeps in like a chill from a leaky window frame.
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  • She hung in indecision for a long moment until she recalled that being in his arms was the only place she ever found peace.
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  • "How can the Emperor be undecided?" thought Rostov, but then even this indecision appeared to him majestic and enchanting, like everything else the Tsar did.
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  • SCEPTICISM (QKc&rropac, I consider, reflect, hesitate, doubt), a term signifying etymologically a state of doubt or indecision in the face of mutually conflicting statements.
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  • Minister of public works in the first Depretis cabinet of 1876, and minister of the interior in the Cairoli cabinet of 1878, he in the latter capacity drafted the franchise reform, but created dissatisfaction by the indecision of his administrative acts, particularly in regard to the Irredentist agitation, and by his theory of repressing and not in any way preventing crime, which led for a time to a perfect epidemic of murders.
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  • After a few years of indecision and anarchy the Sabor met at Ipek in 1374 and elected Knez (count) Lazar Hrebelyanovich, a kinsman of Urosh, as ruler of the Serbs.
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  • The majority of the priests and bishops refused to swear assent to what they held to be an invasion of the divine right of the hierarchy, and after some months of unfortunate indecision Pius VI.
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  • He'd lost Lilith when Rhyn killed her and their son.  He'd given up Jade, the man who held his soul, to take Katie as a mate, only to have Rhyn interfere again.  Paralyzed by indecision, Kris struggled to determine which Andre would've wanted him to do: save his brother or his mate.  Of the two, Hannah was weaker, but Kiki was his brother.
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  • In 1885 he published, after long indecision, his volume of poems, A Child's Garden of Verses, an inferior story, The Body Snatcher, and that admirable romance, Prince Otto, in which the peculiar quality of Stevenson's style was displayed at its highest.
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  • By them he was escorted to the praetorian camp, where, after a few moments of surprise and indecision, he was saluted imperator.
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  • The president, Salmeron, after showing much indecision, resigned, but not until he had recalled the general in command in Andalusia, Pavia.
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  • In June 1823 the expedition of General Santa Cruz, prepared with great zeal and activity at Lima, marched in two divisions upon Upper Peru, and in the following months of July and August the whole country between La Paz and Oruro was occupied by his forces; but later, the indecision and want of judgment displayed by Santa Cruz allowed a retreat to be made before a smaller royalist army, and a severe storm converted their retreat into a precipitate flight, only a remnant of the expedition again reaching Lima.
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  • There is a story of a priest named Onias preserved both by Josephus and in the Talmud, which throws some light upon the indecision of the religious in the period just reviewed.
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  • He again paused in indecision.
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  • Up to the World War there was actually no articulate irredentism among the Austrian Poles; they were more contented than their co-nationals in Russia and Germany, and this explains their attitude of vacillation and indecision during a long period of the war.
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  • In the difficulty with which he expressed himself and in a certain indecision of character the king was curiously unlike his father, the frank and impetuous Henry of Navarre, and his absolute son Louis XIV.
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  • At the end of his studies he hesitated for some time before deciding what career he would follow, until Michelet put an end to his indecision by inspiring him with a taste for history.
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  • Better die a thousand times than risk receiving an unkind look or bad opinion from him, Rostov decided; and sorrowfully and with a heart full despair he rode away, continually looking back at the Tsar, who still remained in the same attitude of indecision.
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  • The officer stood perplexed and his face showed indecision.
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  • Evidently it has to be so, said he to himself, and hastily undressing he got into bed, happy and agitated but free from hesitation or indecision.
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  • Like facing menu indecision at a restaurant, a lot of people also face a similar crisis at the beauty counter.
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  • Finally after much indecision, I selected the Couleurs Nature line and picked out some Yves Rocher eye shadow in Dazzling Brown and Shimmering Gold so I would be able to do an Yves Rocher eye shadow review.
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  • There is also a great deal of ambivalence and indecision associated with this stage of life, meaning that there is internal conflict as well as tension between the toddler and his or her environment.
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  • If you notice yourself "stuck" or paralyzed with indecision, draw upon your reserves of courage and make a change.
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  • She was a veritable garden of indecision.
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  • The first pope of the house of the Orsini, his policy was marked by mildness and indecision.
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  • Meanwhile two long hours had been wasted on the right whilst Grouchy and Vandamme deliberated over their plan of action in front of the Prussian brigade at Gilly; and it was not until the emperor himself again reached the front, about 5.30 P.M., that vigour replaced indecision.
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  • In a way he dreaded telling her the news - seeing that painful indecision in her eyes.
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  • agonythe present moment all those agonies of indecision are just more thoughts among all the others.
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  • bleary dawn gave way to a morning of indecision so we didn't get underground till noon.
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  • Hawks in particular hated the way Gary Cooper's sheriff showed indecision and needed the help of other people, even his wife.
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  • This dilemma is at the heart of many people's anguished indecision over the wisdom of our action in Iraq.
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  • It highlights the indecision within Government as to the underlying philosophy behind its approach to public health.
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  • delayed by high ranking indecision and Allied bombing raids, it simply ran out of time.
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  • indecision over the wisdom of our action in Iraq.
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  • After much indecision, I decided to bugger the rest of the work I was supposed to be doing and draw the entire tree.
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  • Saturday 10th December 2005 Your cage could be rattled by the apparent indecision of friends.
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  • such indecision is now central to our understanding of British police dramas.
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  • It is difficult to escape the conclusion that Government policy in this matter now simply consists of indefinite indecision.
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  • I will assume the view of vagueness as semantic indecision and argue against the supervaluationist solution.
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  • defensive indecision led to City's second goal on the hour.
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  • Society does not need it. ' The assertion caused him a moment's indecision.
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  • indecision in the home defense saw the ball drift into the net, with Johansson claiming the final touch.
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  • After much indecision and much prayer, we decided to rejoin om and take up this position.
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  • In the political sphere Tirpitz was a bitter opponent of Bethmann Hollweg, whom he charged with indecision, half-heartedness and nebulous conceptions of the necessities of German policy.
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  • She dreaded the thought of civil war; and even when she had realized the necessity for decisive action the king's apathy and indecision made it impossible for her to persuade him to carry into effect Mirabeau's plan of leaving Paris and appealing to the provinces.
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  • As if this action had some mysterious and menacing significance, the workmen surrounding the publican paused in indecision.
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