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indistinctive

[ in-di-stingk-tiv ]
/ ˌɪn dɪˈstɪŋk tɪv /
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adjective
without distinctive characteristics.
incapable of or not making a distinction; undiscriminating.
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Origin of indistinctive

First recorded in 1840–50; in-3 + distinctive

OTHER WORDS FROM indistinctive

in·dis·tinc·tive·ly, adverbin·dis·tinc·tive·ness, noun
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How to use indistinctive in a sentence

  • "We certainly cannot admit of this interference," said Mrs. Tretherick, a fashionably dressed, indistinctive looking woman.

  • "We certainly cannot admit of this interference," said Mrs. Tretherick, a fashionably dressed, indistinctive-looking woman.

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British Dictionary definitions for indistinctive

indistinctive
/ (ˌɪndɪˈstɪŋktɪv) /

adjective
without distinctive qualities
unable to make distinctions; undiscriminating

Derived forms of indistinctive

indistinctively, adverbindistinctiveness, noun
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