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Definition of Indefinite

Indefinite

  1. Not definite; not limited, defined, or specified; not explicit; not determined or fixed upon; not precise; uncertain; vague; confused; obscure; as, an indefinite time, plan, etc.
  2. Having no determined or certain limits; large and unmeasured, though not infinite; unlimited; as indefinite space; the indefinite extension of a straight line.
  3. Boundless; infinite.
  4. Too numerous or variable to make a particular enumeration important; -- said of the parts of a flower, and the like. Also, indeterminate.

Indefinite Quotations

The past, like the future, is indefinite and exists only as a spectrum of possibilities.
Stephen Hawking

Pleasure is a shadow, wealth is vanity, and power a pageant; but knowledge is ecstatic in enjoyment, perennial in frame, unlimited in space and indefinite in duration.
DeWitt Clinton

Those people who develop the ability to continuously acquire new and better forms of knowledge that they can apply to their work and to their lives will be the movers and shakers in our society for the indefinite future.
Brian Tracy

If the human race wishes to have a prolonged and indefinite period of material prosperity, they have only got to behave in a peaceful and helpful way toward one another.
Winston Churchill

Any truth is better than indefinite doubt.
Arthur Conan Doyle
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Indefinite Translations

indefinite in Italian is vago
indefinite in Norwegian is ubestemt, ubegrenset
indefinite in Spanish is indefinido
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