Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: indefinite
IPA transcription: [,ɪnd'ɛfənət]
Pronunciations of indefinite
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: indefinite
    Meaning: 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"
Usage examples
  • An indefinite period passed.
  • 'A, an indefinite article,' said Margaret, mildly.
  • If the Republicans could afford to write a vague and indefinite plank, the President and his party could not.
  • Man's cleverness is almost indefinite, and stretches like an elastic band, but human nature is like an iron ring.
  • Mr Boffin takes Mr John Rokesmith at his word, in postponing to some indefinite period, the consideration of salary.
  • All that Pierre saw was so indefinite that neither the left nor the right side of the field fully satisfied his expectations.
  • The boundaries of that province which each spirit presides over are vaguely drawn, the spirit itself being correspondingly indefinite.
  • He searched about in his mind for an adequate malediction for the indefinite cause, the thing upon which men turn the words of final blame.
  • Pluto had not a white hair upon any portion of his body; but this cat had a large, although indefinite splotch of white, covering nearly the whole region of the breast.
  • Here and there over the whole of that blue expanse, to right and left of the forest and the road, smoking campfires could be seen and indefinite masses of troops--ours and the enemy's.
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