indiscernible

[ in-di-sur-nuh-buhl, -zur- ]
/ ˌɪn dɪˈsɜr nə bəl, -ˈzɜr- /

adjective

not discernible; that cannot be seen or perceived clearly; imperceptible.

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Origin of indiscernible

First recorded in 1625–35; in-3 + discernible

OTHER WORDS FROM indiscernible

in·dis·cern·i·ble·ness, in·dis·cern·i·bil·i·ty, nounin·dis·cern·i·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for indiscernible

indiscernible
/ (ˌɪndɪˈsɜːnəbəl) /

adjective

incapable of being discerned
scarcely discernible or perceptible

Derived forms of indiscernible

indiscernibleness or indiscernibility, nounindiscernibly, adverb
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