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indefinite

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of indefinite

  1. 1 being or seeming to be without limits <the indefinite vastness of the frozen tundra> Synonyms bottomless, boundless, endless, fathomless, horizonless, illimitable, immeasurable, immensurable, infinite, limitless, measureless, unbounded, unfathomable, unlimitedRelated Words abysmal; countless, incalculable, incomputable, inestimable, innumerable, unmeasured; exhaustless, inexhaustible; extensive, far-flung, immense, vastNear Antonyms fathomable, measurable; depthless, shallow, superficialAntonyms bounded, circumscribed, confined, definite, finite, limited, restricted

  2. 2 not expressed in precise terms <an indefinite longing for something new and exciting in her life> Synonyms fuzzy, vague, inexplicit, muzzy, unclearRelated Words ambiguous, cryptic, dark, enigmatic (also enigmatical), equivocal, murky, nebulous, obscure, unintelligible; bleary, blurry, dim, faint, foggy, gauzy, hazy, misty, woozy; indeterminate, indistinct, indistinguishable, uncertain, undefinable, undefined, undetermined; inexplicable, inscrutable, mysterious; baffling, bewildering, confounding, confusing, mystifying, obfuscatory, perplexing, puzzling, unfathomableNear Antonyms candid, direct, forthright, foursquare, frank, honest, open, openhearted, outspoken, plainspoken, straight, straightforward, unguarded; obvious, plain, unambiguous, understandable, unequivocal; comprehensible, fathomable, intelligible; defined, distinct, well-defined; blatant, patent, unmistakableAntonyms clear, definite, explicit, specific

  3. 3 not seen or understood clearly <through the dense fog we could just barely discern the indefinite form of another boat> Synonyms blear, bleary, blurry, dim, foggy, fuzzy, gauzy, hazy, faint, indistinct, indistinguishable, misty, murky, nebulous, obscure, opaque, pale, shadowy, unclear, undefined, undetermined, vagueRelated Words dark, dusky, gloomy; impalpable, inappreciable, intangible, invisible; hieroglyphic (also hieroglyphical), incomprehensible, indecipherable, indiscernible, inexplicable, mysterious, obfuscatory, puzzlingNear Antonyms bright, distinct, evident, obvious, plain; certain, firm, strong, sureAntonyms clear, definite, pellucid





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