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undistinguishing

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Failing to distinguish; undiscerning.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Making no difference; not discriminating: as, undistinguishing favor.

Etymologies

un- +‎ distinguishing (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He poisoned the sources of human felicity at the fountain, by degrading the condition of the female sex, and the allowance of polygamy; and he declared undistinguishing and exterminating war, as a part of his religion, against all the rest of mankind.

    Giving evidence to the Chilcot inquiry, Tony Blair said: “I...

  • She had, indeed, for some time past, thought Edgar, of too refined and too susceptible a character for the unthinking and undistinguishing

    Camilla

  • The New Hampshire constitution of 1784, criticizing “sanguinary laws,” voiced a fear that “where the same undistinguishing severity is exerted against all offences; the people are led to forget the real distinction in the crimes themselves, and to commit the most flagrant with as little compunction as they do those of the lightest dye” part I, art.

    A History of American Law

  • It is then perfectly proved, that the undistinguishing Jews, although chosen by the God of the universe, regarded him notwithstanding as a mere local god, the god of a particular territory of people, like the god of the Amorites, or that of the

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • But it was well for me that thou wert as undistinguishing as the beasts thou drovest; otherwise, what a wild-goose chace had I been led?

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • I remember a gentleman who had read history in this thoughtless and undistinguishing manner, and who, having traveled, had gone through the

    Letters to his son on The Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman

  • In vain I stretch these eyes, environed with darkness undistinguishing and void.

    The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom

  • But he loved his mother with a fundamental, generous, undistinguishing love.

    Twilight in Italy

  • It was the admirers, friends, fellow soldiers of Raymond, families that had welcomed Perdita to Greece, and lamented with her the loss of her lord, that were swept away, and went to dwell with them in the undistinguishing tomb.

    The Last Man

  • That is as formidable an image as you could present, Harriet; and if I thought I should ever be like Miss Bates! so sillyso satisfiedso smilingso prosingso undistinguishing and unfastidiousand so apt to tell every thing relative to every body about me, I would marry to-morrow.

    Boxing Emma; or the Reader’s Dilemma at the Box Hill Games

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