|a.||1.||Not conclusive; leading to no conclusion; not closing or settling a point in debate, or a doubtful question; |
|Adj.||1.||inconclusive - not conclusive; not putting an end to doubt or question; "an inconclusive reply"; "inconclusive evidence"; "the inconclusive committee vote"|
conclusive - forming an end or termination; especially putting an end to doubt or question; "conclusive proof"; "the evidence is conclusive"
|2.||inconclusive - leading to no final results or outcome; "an inconclusive experiment"|
INCONCLUSIVE. What does not put an end to a thing. Inconclusive presumptions are those which may be overcome by opposing proof; for example, the law presumes that he who possesses personal property is the owner of it, but evidence is allowed to contradict this presumption, and show who is the true owner. 3 Bouv. Inst. in. 3063.absonant, contradictory, contrary to reason, fallacious, faulty, feeble, flawed, flimsy, groundless, illogical, inauthentic, incongruous, inconsequent, inconsequential, inconsistent, indecisive, indefinite, indeterminate, insubstantial, invalid, irrational, loose, nonscientific, not following, not proved, open, paralogical, poor, reasonless, self-annulling, self-contradictory, self-refuting, senseless, unascertained, unattested, unauthentic, unauthenticated, uncertain, uncertified, unconfirmed, unconnected, uncorroborated, undemonstrated, undetermined, unestablished, unfinished, unfixed, unfounded, unphilosophical, unproved, unproven, unreasonable, unresolved, unrigorous, unscientific, unsettled, unshown, unsound, unsubstantial, unsubstantiated, unsupported, unsupported by evidence, unsustained, untested, untried, unvalidated, unverified, weak, without basis, without grounds, without reason