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  1. without distinctive characteristics.
  2. incapable of or not making a distinction; undiscriminating.
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Origin of indistinctive

First recorded in 1840–50; in-3 + distinctive
Related formsin·dis·tinc·tive·ly, adverbin·dis·tinc·tive·ness, noun
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  • "We certainly cannot admit of this interference," said Mrs. Tretherick, a fashionably dressed, indistinctive looking woman.

    Tales of the Argonauts

    Bret Harte

British Dictionary definitions for indistinctive


  1. without distinctive qualities
  2. unable to make distinctions; undiscriminating
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Derived Formsindistinctively, adverbindistinctiveness, noun
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