from The Century Dictionary.

  • Indiscernible. Also undiscernable.

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  • adjective Archaic spelling of indiscernible.


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  • Scene where Negro servant sends Larkin back for soldiers so light it is undiscernible. . .

    Empire of Dreams

  • All the undiscernible difficulties and dangers he had ever feared were closing in, when he could not stir hand or foot.

    Little Dorrit

  • Perhaps his lifelong constraint towards women, which he had attributed to accident, was not chance after all, but the natural result of instinctive acts so minute as to be undiscernible even by himself.

    A Pair of Blue Eyes

  • The occasion was urgent, and the track through the jungle, scarcely noticeable in broad daylight, was absolutely undiscernible in the dark.

    Last Leaves from Dunk Island

  • The conditions were ordinary, but one fragment made itself noticeable by slight, almost undiscernible, but still distinctive efforts to regain the water, whence it was separated by a few inches.

    Tropic Days

  • In this colony with few exceptions it faces the south, and is so overhung by a veranda as to be undiscernible except from immediately below.

    My Tropic Isle

  • Simultaneously, as if at some undiscernible signal, the three boys hopped off the low concrete retaining wall next to the sidewalk outside the mom-and-pop the entrance to which was not only barred, but protected by a pair of concrete pylons to prevent drive-through break-ins and fell into step behind Missy.

    Fear Itself

  • WILSON: Well, the videotape that they got, I understand, has been sent to the FBI labs because it was undiscernible.

    CNN Transcript Jun 21, 2002

  • NORTON: The governor tries to create the impression that everything that is going on in counting these ballots on the civilian side is undiscernible.

    CNN Transcript - CNN Late Edition: Election 2000: Florida Recount Deadline Approaches; Palm Beach County Continues Counting - November 26, 2000

  • He had imagined when he came to London that he would be able to look about him at his leisure for several weeks before beginning a serious courtship of any lady in particular, almost as if he had thought he would be invisible and his intentions undiscernible.

    A Christmas Bride


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