Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not yet determined; undecided.
  • adjective Not specifically known or ascertained.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not determined; not settled; not decided.
  • Indeterminate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Not determined; not settled; not decided.
  • adjective Not limited; not defined; indeterminate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not yet having been ascertained or determined
  • adjective not precisely determined or established; not fixed or known in advance
  • adjective not brought to a conclusion; subject to further thought

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Under "manner of death," it is "undetermined" -- or cause of death is undetermined.

    CNN Transcript Jun 6, 2003

  • One waxed paper packet containing one length of silk thread, white, ten yards, and one coin, ancient, origin undetermined.

    The 13th Page

  • One waxed paper packet containing one length of silk thread, white, ten yards, and one coin, ancient, origin undetermined.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Intellectual-Principle, is steadfastly pure: it has turned away from Matter; all that is undetermined, that is outside of measure, that is evil, it neither sees nor draws near; it endures in its purity, only, and wholly, determined by the Intellectual-Principle.

    The Six Enneads.

  • As in physical bodies, so also in the sacramental rite we find two elements, one undetermined, which is called the matter, the other determining, called the form.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • He said it was classified as undetermined and nontoxic.

    WBALTV.com - Local News

  • A total of 699 manatees were found dead between Jan. 1 and Dec. 5; state officials say it's likely the cold temperatures also contributed to many of the 203 deaths in the "undetermined" category and the 68 deaths of manatees whose bodies could not be recovered.

    Manatees Flock To Power Plants To Escape Cold Water

  • A total of 699 manatees were found dead between Jan. 1 and Dec. 5; state officials say it's likely the cold temperatures also contributed to many of the 203 deaths in the "undetermined" category and the 68 deaths of manatees whose bodies could not be recovered.

    Manatees Flock To Power Plants To Escape Cold Water

  • A total of 699 manatees were found dead between Jan. 1 and Dec. 5; state officials say it's likely the cold temperatures also contributed to many of the 203 deaths in the "undetermined" category and the 68 deaths of manatees whose bodies could not be recovered.

    Manatees paddle to warm water to escape Florida chill

  • This now listed the cause of death as 'undetermined'.

    US Military Mental Health Crisis

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