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indistinguishable

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of indistinguishable

  1. 1 not perceptible by a sense or by the mind <indistinguishable differences that can be measured only electronically> Synonyms impalpable, inappreciable, imperceptible, insensibleRelated Words inaudible, intangible, invisible; inconspicuous, indistinct, unnoticeable, unseeable, unseen; faint, insignificant, liminal, slender, slight, subtle, trivial; buried, concealed, covert, disguised, hidden, obscure, shrouded, unapparent, vagueNear Antonyms audible, observable, recognizable, tangible, visible; clear, conspicuous, evident, eye-catching, manifest, noticeable, obvious, plain, prominent, striking; apparent, distinct, significant, straightforwardAntonyms appreciable, discernible (also discernable), palpable, perceptible, ponderable, sensible

  2. 2 not seen or understood clearly <indistinguishable shapes in the fog> Synonyms blear, bleary, blurry, dim, foggy, fuzzy, gauzy, hazy, indefinite, indistinct, faint, 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

  3. 3 resembling another in every respect <a synthetic fabric that supposedly is indistinguishable from real silk> Synonyms coequal, duplicate, equal, even, identical, sameRelated Words akin, alike, analogous, comparable, coordinate, correspondent, corresponding, equivalent, like, look-alike, matching, parallel, similar, such, suchlike, synonymous, tantamountNear Antonyms differentiable, discriminable; divers, miscellaneous, sundry, varied, variousAntonyms different, disparate, dissimilar, distant, distinct, distinctive, distinguishable, diverse, nonidentical, other, unalike, unlike





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