Indefiniteness



[in-def-uh-nit] /ɪnˈdɛf ə nɪt/

adjective
1.
not definite; without fixed or specified limit; unlimited:
an indefinite number.
2.
not clearly defined or determined; not precise or exact:
an indefinite boundary; an indefinite date in the future.
3.
Grammar.

4.
Botany.

/ɪnˈdɛfɪnɪt/
adjective
1.
not certain or determined; unsettled
2.
without exact limits; indeterminate: an indefinite number
3.
vague, evasive, or unclear
4.
(botany) Also indeterminate

adj.

early 15c. (implied in indefinitely), from Latin indefinitus, from in- “not, opposite of, without” (see in- (1)) + definitus, past participle of definire (see define).

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