One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Not yet brought to a conclusion.‘unconcluded agreements’
disputed, in dispute, contested, in contention, contentious, debated, debatable, open to debate, open to question, questionable, at issue, open to doubt, controversial, moot, unresolved, unsettled, up in the air, undecided, yet to be decided, undetermined, ongoingView synonyms
- ‘So instead we have a rather desperate scrabbling for effect - an overload of pointless detail and badly timed revelation, a melodramatic blurting of untethered, unconcluded event.’
- ‘The LoC is a completely different story, as yet unconcluded.’
- ‘When will I finish this chapter, this story, this unconcluded relationship that unites us?’
- ‘It seems to me that part of what people were excited by in cinema, for a little while, from the late 1950s on, via the films of Bergman, Antonioni and Resnais, was the open ending, the concluded film that somehow seemed unconcluded.’
- ‘Human understanding comes in accepting this ongoing, unconcluded conversational array of riches as presenting a variety of different ways of understanding self and world.’
- ‘It is increasingly common for missives to be in an unconcluded state until shortly before or even at the date of entry.’
- ‘Somehow, he knew… his vendetta against Bross would not, could not go unconcluded.’
- ‘Patchy as the pretentiously sad stuff makes the back catalogue seem, it's sadder still that the alt-country aspirations of the band seem unconcluded, its ambitions unfulfilled.’
- ‘There may be three tournaments still very much unconcluded but, in age old fashion, club rugby will be totally ignored for the next two months during the Six Nations.’
- ‘And if left unconcluded, then why isn't it interesting to follow the trail?’
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