indiscernible

adjective

in·​dis·​cern·​ible ˌin-di-ˈsər-nə-bəl How to pronounce indiscernible (audio)
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: incapable of being discerned : not recognizable as distinct

Examples of indiscernible in a Sentence

Hidden under vines and moss, the crumbling wall was almost indiscernible. a change made for indiscernible reasons
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Word History

First Known Use

1635, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of indiscernible was in 1635

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“Indiscernible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/indiscernible. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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