indefinable

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adjective in·de·fin·able \ˌin-di-ˈfī-nə-bəl\

Definition of indefinable

  1. :  incapable of being precisely described or analyzed indefinable feelings an indefinable concept

indefinability

play \ˌin-di-ˌfī-nə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

indefinable

noun

indefinableness

play \ˌin-di-ˈfī-nə-bəl-nəs\ noun

indefinably

play \ˌin-di-ˈfī-nə-blē\ adverb

Examples of indefinable in a Sentence

  1. He has an indefinable quality that draws people to him.

  2. some indefinable quality makes that movie star very appealing

1810

First Known Use of indefinable

1810


INDEFINABLE Defined for English Language Learners

indefinable

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adjective

Definition of indefinable for English Language Learners

  • : impossible to describe or explain



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