indistinctive

[ in-di-stingk-tiv ]
/ ˌɪn dɪˈstɪŋk tɪv /
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adjective

without distinctive characteristics.
incapable of or not making a distinction; undiscriminating.

Nearby words

  1. indisposition,
  2. indisputable,
  3. indissolubility,
  4. indissoluble,
  5. indistinct,
  6. indistinguishable,
  7. indite,
  8. inditement,
  9. indium,
  10. indiv.

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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Examples from the Web for indistinctively

  • It was as an unconscious and deep trance, through which something like a dream only faintly and indistinctively stirs.

    Rienzi|Edward Bulwer Lytton


British Dictionary definitions for indistinctively

indistinctive

/ (ˌɪndɪˈstɪŋktɪv) /

adjective

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

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