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indeterminateness

[ in-di-tur-muh-nit ]SEE DEFINITION OF indeterminateness

Synonyms for indeterminateness

  • doubt
  • uncertainty
  • vagueness
  • anagram
  • doubtfulness
  • dubiety
  • dubiousness
  • enigma
  • equivocation
  • incertitude
  • inconclusiveness
  • indefiniteness
  • obscurity
  • polysemy
  • puzzle
  • tergiversation
  • unclearness
  • double meaning
  • double-entendre
  • equivocacy
  • equivocality
  • polysemousness
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Antonyms for indeterminateness

  • certainty
  • clarity
  • clearness
  • definiteness
  • explicitness
  • lucidity
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INDETERMINATENESS

But there was some indeterminateness in what he was said to have laid stress on.

This is one instance of the indeterminateness of sense-awareness.

This potentiality and indeterminateness is matter, but it is not to be confused with the other matter of the phenomenal world.

To this difficulty must be added, moreover, the future indeterminateness of the means for obtaining such universal happiness.

But they may spring from weakness and indeterminateness, on which account one needs to be well on his guard.

To the double indeterminateness of the end has to be added the indeterminateness of the means.

The plural here indicates only the awful nature, its indeterminateness.

Whether or not indeterminateness, uncertainty, actually exists in the world is a difficult question.

Life introduces an element of uncertainty or indeterminateness that we do not find in the inorganic world.

Consciousness—in regard to external perception—is explained by this indeterminateness and this choice.

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.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INDETERMINATENESS

ambiguity

noununcertainty of meaning
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