- resolute; staunch: the determined defenders of the Alamo.
- decided; settled; resolved.
- Grammar. (of a phonetic feature) predictable from its surrounding context.
Origin of determined
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Examples from the Web for undetermined
Still, an undetermined number of an estimated 300,000 to 400,000 Latinos who voted reported difficulties at the polls.Latinos, Progressives Suspicious About How Arizona Conducted Election
Terry Greene Sterling
November 21, 2012
And the fact that NBC has opted to pull the premiere and sit on it for an undetermined time comes with some consequences.‘Community’: The NBC Comedy is Shelved Until Later, But Why?
October 9, 2012
For that reason, the manner of death is diagnosed as undetermined.Porn Star Death Mystery Deepens
Maria Elena Fernandez, Christine Pelisek
September 9, 2012
You do that by leaving it undetermined and continue with your investigation.Bizarre Mansion Death a Suicide?
September 7, 2011
Her figure was that of a girl of thirteen, undetermined—but therein I was not critical.Wilfrid Cumbermede
The queen said that she would not leave London while her sister's fate was undetermined.The Reign of Mary Tudor
W. Llewelyn Williams.
Even of the direction of that undetermined journey they had but a vague conception.The Boy Slaves
We were undetermined for some time with respect to where we should go.George Borrow in East Anglia
William A. Dutt
All real being must be determined; only pure Nothing can be undetermined.Christianity and Greek Philosophy
Benjamin Franklin Cocker
- not yet resolved; undecided
- not known or discovered
- of unwavering mind; resolute; firm
Word Origin and History for undetermined
1560s, "decided," past participle adjective from determine. Meaning "limited" is from c.1600; that of "characterized by resolution" is from c.1600, of actions; 1772, of persons.