indiscernible

adjective in·dis·cern·ible \ ˌin-di-ˈsər-nə-bəl , -ˈzər- \
|Updated on: 18 Jun 2018

Definition of indiscernible

: incapable of being discerned : not recognizable as distinct

Examples of indiscernible in a Sentence

  1. Hidden under vines and moss, the crumbling wall was almost indiscernible.

  2. a change made for indiscernible reasons

  3. Those who work today, building on these undeniable triumphs of the past, are trying now to catch and snare the indiscernible, ever outward-spreading ripples of idiom and neologism and slang and linguistic invention by which the English language expands and changes, … —“Epilogue: And Always …” P. 250, THE MEANING OF EVERYTHING, Simon Winchester, Oxford Univ. Press 423 W72M 2003

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INDISCERNIBLE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of indiscernible for English Language Learners

  • : impossible to see, hear, or know clearly



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