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1. indefinable

adjective. ['ˌɪndɪˈfaɪnəbəl'] not capable of being precisely or readily described; not easily put into words.

Synonyms

  • undefined
  • undefinable

Antonyms

  • profane
  • communicative
  • good

Etymology

  • definable (English)
  • -able (English)
  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Indefinable

  • combinable

Example sentences of the word indefinable


1. Adjective
As the Stanford Dictionary of Philosophy puts it: "That postmodernism is indefinable is a truism."

Quotes containing the word indefinable


1. The Portuguese call it saudade: a longing for something so indefinite as to be indefinable. Love affairs, miseries of life, the way things were, people already dead, those who left and the ocean that tossed them on the shores of a different land — all things born of the soul that can only be felt.
- Anthony De Sa, Barnacle Love

2. Love has no limitations. It cannot be measured. It has no boundaries. Although many have tried, love is indefinable.
- Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

3. I'm scared of losing this web we're in. This elusive, indefinable, opposite of loneliness.
- Marina Keegan

2. indefinable

adjective. ['ˌɪndɪˈfaɪnəbəl'] defying expression or description.

Synonyms

  • indescribable
  • inexpressible
  • unexpressible
  • unutterable
  • unspeakable
  • ineffable

Antonyms

  • distinct
  • definite
  • clear
  • speakable

Etymology

  • definable (English)
  • -able (English)
  • in- (English)
  • in (Latin)
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