in·​dis·​tinc·​tive | \ ˌin-di-ˈstiŋ(k)-tiv How to pronounce indistinctive (audio) \

Definition of indistinctive

: lacking distinctive qualities

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Examples of indistinctive in a Sentence

a line of indistinctive sportswear that does not justify its premium price point

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The ubiquity of such endeavors often means the results are pretty indistinctive, but numerous things set Williams’s version apart from those of other artists. Peter Margasak, Chicago Reader, "New Zealand singer Marlon Williams delivers a breakup album with all of the conflicting emotions of the real thing," 2 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of indistinctive

1846, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of indistinctive was in 1846

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to move or obtain by small maneuvers

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