Synonyms for Inconclusive:
inferential, landmark, episodic, circumstantial, occasional, incidental, eventual, uncertain, presumptive, indirect.
•up in the air (adjective)
unsettled, uncertain, indeterminate, ambiguous, indecisive.
n.apparently, seemingly, unfounded, unsubstantiated, alleged, supposed, speculative, anecdotal, allegedly. •inconclusive (noun)
indeterminate, equivocal, nisi.
unresolved, indefinite, unsettled.
clouded, questionable, dubitable, chancy. problematical, unsure, unclear, iffy. ambiguous, problematic. doubtful, borderline, dubious. •Other relevant words:
equivocal, at issue, unresolved, doubtful, in question, ambiguous, iffy, indeterminate, indefinite, problematical, unclear, nisi, indecisive, problematic, unfounded, chancy, unsubstantiated, borderline, questionable, clouded, unsure, dubious, dubitable, in doubt, unsettled.
Usage examples for inconclusive
The fine special quietude of the relation thus promoted in a general consciousness of unrest- and even if it could breed questions too, since a relation that breeds none at all is not a living one- was of the highest value to the author of my letters, who had already sufficiently " lived," in her generous way, to know well enough in how different a quarter to look for the grand inconclusive – Notes of a Son and Brother by Henry James
It seems to me that this is particularly inconclusive – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.