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What is this word in English?

Soo, I was having a conversation with my Swedish friend and she mentioned this word , ''beslutsångest'', but as far as I could find on the net, it has no english equivalent.

Does anyone know what it means in exact? From what I gather, it kinda seems that it means ''anxious to make a decision''?

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2 years ago

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It sort of means, "decision agony / decision anxiety". Which would mean "painful to make a final decision".

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Well, the former is correct, not sure what you mean by the latter. It's not an adjective, so it can't really have that meaning. To use as an adjective, you would have to say something like beslutsångestframkallande, lit. "evoking anxiety about decision making".

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Yes. Fear of making a decision. Which is related to fear of missing out.

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What about "indecision"?

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No, it is stronger than that. Indecision is obeslutsamhet.

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