indeterminacy

[ in-di-tur-muh-nuh-see ]
/ ˌɪn dɪˈtɜr mə nə si /

noun

the condition or quality of being indeterminate; indetermination.

Nearby words

  1. indescribable,
  2. indescript,
  3. indestructibility,
  4. indestructible,
  5. indeterminable,
  6. indeterminacy principle,
  7. indeterminate,
  8. indeterminate equation,
  9. indeterminate sentence,
  10. indeterminate vowel

Origin of indeterminacy

First recorded in 1640–50; indetermin(ate) + -acy

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Word Origin and History for indeterminacy

indeterminacy

n.

1640s, see indeterminate + -acy.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper