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noun as in vagueness

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Meanwhile, those living apart were expected to cut off connection for an indefinite period.

That hospital commitment is indefinite, ending only if a person successfully demonstrates to a court that they’ve engaged in treatment and are no longer a danger to the public.

That March, two months after Spears canceled her Las Vegas Domination residency and announced an “indefinite work hiatus,” Wallet abruptly resigned from his position as co-conservator alongside Spears’ father.

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A constant source of misunderstanding and mistake is indefiniteness of meaning.

The seeming indefiniteness of the term, bills for raising revenue, may alone furnish apology for the present debate.

Indefiniteness may come from the use of certain words that from their very nature are indefinite in meaning.

The rigid outlines of history fade in it to the indefiniteness of fable, and fact becomes as flexible as fancy.

The very indefiniteness of the descriptions gives them an added charm and affords full scope for romancing.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to indefiniteness, such as: ambiguity, cloudiness, equivocalness, obscureness, obscurity, and uncertainty.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.