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From Middle English undecided, equivalent to un- +‎ decided.


undecided (comparative more undecided, superlative most undecided)

  1. Open and not yet settled or determined.
    Synonyms: indeterminate, unresolved, unsettled, indecisive
    The question of man's destiny is still undecided.
  2. Uncommitted, not having reached a decision.
    Synonyms: ambivalent, irresolute, of two minds, indecisive, unsure
    The result of the election is in doubt because of a large number of undecided voters.


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undecided (plural undecideds)

  1. A voter etc. who has not yet come to a decision.
    • 2008 February 17, Jennifer Finney Boylan, “At the Maine Caucuses, a Tough Nut to Crack”, in New York Times[1]:
      The real drama came as these two camps fought for undecideds, who literally found themselves in the middle.
    • 2016, Herb Asher, Polling and the Public: What Every Citizen Should Know:
      [] but that is a highly flawed procedure if the undecideds differ in major ways from the decideds.



  1. simple past and past participle of undecide