un·​de·​ter·​min·​able | \ ˌən-di-ˈtər-mə-nə-bəl How to pronounce undeterminable (audio) , -dē- \

Definition of undeterminable

: incapable of being definitely decided, settled or fixed : not determinable : indeterminable an undeterminable age at an undeterminable location

Other Words from undeterminable

undeterminably \ ˌən-​di-​ˈtər-​mə-​nə-​blē How to pronounce undeterminable (audio) , -​dē-​ \ adverb

Examples of undeterminable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Burke wrote that the office would determine in each case if the number of grand jurors was proper, improper or undeterminable. Joe Sonka, The Courier-Journal, 4 Mar. 2022 This group would include all players on the USWNT at a currently undeterminable future date: the day when their litigation against U.S. Soccer eventually ends. Michael Mccann, SI.com, 13 Sep. 2019 The bodies of the others — Crystal Shay Benoit Zeno, 24; Kristen Gary Lopez, 21; Whitnei Dubois, 26; Brittney Gary, 17; and Necole Guillory, 26 — were so decomposed that exact causes of death were undeterminable. Chris Harris, PEOPLE.com, 11 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of undeterminable

1588, in the meaning defined above

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“Undeterminable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undeterminable. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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