Definition of Indefinity

1. Noun. The quality of being vague and poorly defined.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indefinity

indefinite adjective
indefinite adjectives
indefinite article
indefinite articles
indefinite block
indefinite call sign
indefinite integral
indefinite integrals
indefinite pronoun
indefinite quantity
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indefiniteness
indefinites
indefinitude
indefinitudes
indefinity (current term)
indegree
indegrees
indehiscence
indehiscences
indehiscent
indel
indelable
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indeliberate
indeliberated
indeliberately
indelibilities
indelibility
indelible

Literary usage of Indefinity

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1. The Journal of Philology by William George Clark, John Eyton Bickersteth Mayor, William Aldis Wright, Ingram Bywater, Henry Jackson (1882)
"Similarly, when we have to begin with the indefinity of particulars, we must not pass from them to the genus until we have arranged them in subspecies and ..."

2. Julian the Emperor: Containing Gregory Nazianzen's Two Invectives and by Gregory, Libanius, Julian (1888)
"And after this, when King Attis checks the indefinity by the means of castration, the gods thereby warn us to extirpate in ourselves all incontinence, ..."

3. Six Essays on the Platonic Theory of Knowledge: As Expounded in the Later by Marie V. Williams (1908)
"Whatever then it be that we seek to know, let us posit one genus for it, and then in the light of this genus resolve the indefinity of the individual ..."

4. Christian Philosophy by Ephraim Langdon Frothingham, Arthur Lincoln Frothingham (1888)
"... being, and form, life, soul, and nature: and this supreme principle he conceives to be absolute indefinity and negation, absolute force and passivity, ..."

5. Journal by Indiana General Assembly. Senate, Indiana, General Assembly, United States Congress Senate (1839)
"Mr. Stephenson moved that said joint resolution be indefinity postponed ; And so said joint resolution was taken up. The ayes and noes being ordered, ..."

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