Antonyms for indefinite
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : in-def-uh-nit|
|Phonetic Transcription : ɪnˈdɛf ə nɪt|
Definition of indefiniteOrigin :
- early 15c. (implied in indefinitely), from Latin indefinitus, from in- "not, opposite of, without" (see in- (1)) + definitus, past participle of definire (see define).
- adj ambiguous, vague
- She was beginning to inspire him with an indefinite uneasiness.
- Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
- After an indefinite pause, she asked, "Shall you be going to St. Johnswort?"
- Extract from : « Questionable Shapes » by William Dean Howells
- I attempted to pacify her by an indefinite reply to her inquiries, but in vain.
- Extract from : « Theresa Marchmont » by Mrs Charles Gore
- The Grand Plan was ambitious, indefinite, but they could not give it up.
- Extract from : « Four Girls and a Compact » by Annie Hamilton Donnell
- It put a name to that gnawing, indefinite feeling she had been too intent to own.
- Extract from : « The Innocent Adventuress » by Mary Hastings Bradley
- Our pilgrimage was, apparently, ended—it had become an indefinite stay.
- Extract from : « Kent Knowles: Quahaug » by Joseph C. Lincoln
- The asteroid was too tiny to give him indefinite concealment.
- Extract from : « The Planetoid of Peril » by Paul Ernst
- The rags that clothed his body were confusing and indefinite.
- Extract from : « Ireland as It Is » by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
- And the mate, tormented by indefinite alarms and forebodings, regretted it.
- Extract from : « Chance » by Joseph Conrad
- The current conception of progress is shifting and indefinite.
- Extract from : « Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I » by Herbert Spencer
Synonyms for indefinite
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