Definition of unresolved in English:
1(Of a problem, question, or dispute) not resolved: a number of issues remain unresolved
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- The thousand-year nuclear waste question remains an unresolved problem with unforeseeable permanent costs.
- The Middle East is already afflicted with the unresolved problems of the fate of the Palestinians in a dispute that stems largely from religious discord.
- Further, he said, this provided a point of reference for discussing any unresolved questions, if not actually resolving them.
1.1 archaic (Of a person) uncertain of what to think or do.
- He is unresolved whether to buy it or to spend the extra shilling on his dinner.
- She is unresolved about which charities to include in her will.
- He also noted that of the individuals that he had spoken with, they were unresolved as to whether Council should increase in size.
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- The episode concludes with disquieting and unresolvedly painful images of an eventually genocidal race war.
- The tone of the collective poem is unresolvedly poised between pity, satire and benediction, which is perhaps deliberate in order to suggest the sense of despair present at that time.
- Still, anything that can be said by reference to a group can also be said by reference to the underlying objects alone - in theory; the practice is sometimes unresolvedly difficult.
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- Yet [they] continue, and grow up, and many grow old, in an unresolvedness whether to embrace Christianity or not.
- The unresolvedness of this juxtaposition opens questions about the pureness of form and the truth of images.
- That would diminish the feeling of unresolvedness that made the first film so strong.
Pronunciation: /-ˈzälvidlē, -ˈzôl-/adverb
Pronunciation: /-ˈzälvidnəs, -ˈzôl-/noun
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