Inconclusive In`con*clu"sive, a. Not conclusive; leading to no conclusion; not closing or settling a point in debate, or a doubtful question; as, evidence is inconclusive when it does not exhibit the truth of a disputed case in such a manner as to satisfy the mind, and put an end to debate or doubt. [1913 Webster]

Arguments . . . inconclusive and impertinent. --South. -- {In`con*clu"sive*ly}, adv. -- {In`con*clu"sive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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