- very numerous or not easily counted, as stamens.
- (of an inflorescence) indeterminate.
OTHER WORDS FOR indefinite
OTHER WORDS FROM indefinitein·def·i·nite·ly, adverbin·def·i·nite·ness, noun
How to use indefinite in a sentence
Meanwhile, those living apart were expected to cut off connection for an indefinite period.Polyamorous Relationships Under Severe Strain During The Pandemic|LGBTQ-Editor|February 13, 2021|No Straight News
That hospital commitment is indefinite, ending only if a person successfully demonstrates to a court that they’ve engaged in treatment and are no longer a danger to the public.Sacramento Report: The School Reopening Battle Is Raging|Sara Libby|January 29, 2021|Voice of San Diego
That March, two months after Spears canceled her Las Vegas Domination residency and announced an “indefinite work hiatus,” Wallet abruptly resigned from his position as co-conservator alongside Spears’ father.What to Know About Britney Spears, Her Conservatorship and the #FreeBritney Movement|Megan McCluskey|January 8, 2021|Time
A constant source of misunderstanding and mistake is indefiniteness of meaning.How We Think|John Dewey
The seeming indefiniteness of the term, bills for raising revenue, may alone furnish apology for the present debate.Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 5 (of 20)|Charles Sumner
Indefiniteness may come from the use of certain words that from their very nature are indefinite in meaning.The Recitation|George Herbert Betts
The rigid outlines of history fade in it to the indefiniteness of fable, and fact becomes as flexible as fancy.Roman Mosaics|Hugh Macmillan
The very indefiniteness of the descriptions gives them an added charm and affords full scope for romancing.Myth-Land|F. Edward Hulme
British Dictionary definitions for indefinite
- too numerous to countindefinite stamens
- capable of continued growth at the tip of the stem, which does not terminate in a floweran indefinite inflorescence