Indefinable



[in-di-fahy-nuh-buh l] /ˌɪn dɪˈfaɪ nə bəl/

adjective
1.
not definable; not readily identified, described, analyzed, or determined.
noun
2.
something that cannot be defined:
the indefinables of great musicianship.
/ˌɪndɪˈfaɪnəbəl/
adjective
1.
incapable of being defined or analysed: there was an indefinable sense of terror
adj.

1810, from in- (1) “not, opposite of” + definable (see define). Related: Indefinably.

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