indeterminate

[ in-di-tur-muh-nit ]SEE DEFINITION OF indeterminate
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INDETERMINATE

She herself was in a curious, indeterminate attitude as far as concerned the law.

After an indeterminate interval, he was awakened by someone entering the room.

The station, like the scenery, like Helen's letters, struck an indeterminate note.

He was lithe, of indeterminate age, but with a look of great determination.

I poised for an indeterminate instant, and then I took my orbit.

They do not suffice to produce them, because they are vague and indeterminate.

Something dark and indeterminate swept by on the swift current.

Also it cannot have more than two factors, or the answer would be indeterminate.

To this I should answer that the number is indeterminate, and I will explain why.

But the indeterminate, like music to the sentimental, is a vague stimulus.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Late Latin indeterminatus "undefined," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + determinatus, past participle of determinare (see determine). Related: Indeterminately.

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