from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The quality of being indefinite or vague.
  • n. An indefinite number or quantity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Indefiniteness; vagueness; also, number or quantity not limited by our understanding, though yet finite.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Number or quantity beyond determination or estimation.
  • n. Indefiniteness; want of precision.


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  • A considerable flow of daylight thus diverted, The Convenience Merchandise Corner, even of early afternoon, fades out into half-discernible corners; a rear-wall display of overalls and striped denim coats crowded back into indefinitude, the haberdashery counter, with a giant gilt shirt-stud suspended above, hardly more outstanding.

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