Definition of Indefiniteness

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




Definition of Indefiniteness

1. n. The quality of being indefinite.

Definition of Indefiniteness

1. Noun. The characteristic of being indefinite. ¹

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Definition of Indefiniteness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indefiniteness

indefinably
indefinite
indefinite-article
indefinite-pronoun
indefinite adjective
indefinite adjectives
indefinite article
indefinite articles
indefinite block
indefinite call sign
indefinite integral
indefinite integrals
indefinite pronoun
indefinite quantity
indefinitely
indefiniteness (current term)
indefinites
indefinitude
indefinitudes
indefinity
indegree
indegrees
indehiscence
indehiscences
indehiscent
indel
indelable
indelectable
indeliberate
indeliberated

Literary usage of Indefiniteness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Practice at Law, in Equity, and in Special Proceedings: In All the by William Wait (1873)
"Remedy against indefiniteness and uncertainty. a. By motion to make definite and certain. The Code provides that where the allegations of a pleading are so ..."

2. Handbook of the Law of Trusts by George Gleason Bogert (1921)
"indefiniteness OF PURPOSE 55. While a charitable trust must be indefinite ... It has previously been shown that indefiniteness of beneficiaries is necessary ..."

3. Educational Psychology by Edward Lee Thorndike (1913)
"Personal isolation Love between the sexes Coyness Parental love indefiniteness IN DESCRIPTIONS OF ORIGINAL TENDENCIES This list, and still more so James' ..."

4. The Law Relating to Oil and Gas: Including Oil and Gas Leases and Contracts by William Wheeler Thornton (1904)
"indefiniteness. §291. What is a sufficient writing. §292. ... indefiniteness. If a contract for a lease be indefinite or uncertain in its K'rms, ..."

5. A Manual of the Mahommedan Law of Inheritance and Contract, Comprising the by Standish Grove Grady, William Hay Macnaghten (1869)
"indefiniteness—Exclusive Possession—Exclusion of Donee from Possession—Retraction. ... The gift to the sons of the daughter was invalid for indefiniteness, ..."

6. A History of European Thought in the Nineteenth Century by John Theodore Merz (1903)
"Accordingly, those who were brought up in the traditions of the school of Laplace and Cauchy feel dismayed at the indefiniteness which adheres to the ..."

7. Dictionary of Philosophy and Psychology: Including Many of the Principal by James Mark Baldwin (1901)
"... happiness is the ' ultimately supreme end ' ; but owing to the indefiniteness of the conception itself, and of the means required to reach the ideal, ..."

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