1 vague or not clearly defined or stated; "must you be so indefinite?"; "amorphous blots of color having vague and indefinite edges"; "he would not answer so indefinite a proposal" [ant: definite]
2 not decided or not known; "were indefinite about their plans"; "plans are indefinite"
- Italian: indefinito (1,2,3)
- Russian: неопределённый (neopredelyónnyj)
- Swedish: obestämd obestämt (1, 3), oklar oklart (2)
- feminine of indefinito
The word indefinite has these meanings:-
- In mathematics:-
- In grammar, see indefinite article and indefinite pronoun.
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