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indistinguishable

[ in-di-sting-gwi-shuh-buhl ]
/ ˌɪn dɪˈstɪŋ gwɪ ʃə bəl /
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adjective

not distinguishable.
indiscernible; imperceptible.

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Origin of indistinguishable

First recorded in 1600–10; in-3 + distinguishable

OTHER WORDS FROM indistinguishable

in·dis·tin·guish·a·ble·ness, in·dis·tin·guish·a·bil·i·ty, nounin·dis·tin·guish·a·bly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for indistinguishable

indistinguishable
/ (ˌɪndɪˈstɪŋɡwɪʃəbəl) /

adjective

(often postpositive foll by from) identical or very similar (to)twins indistinguishable from one another
not easily perceptible; indiscernible

Derived forms of indistinguishable

indistinguishability or indistinguishableness, nounindistinguishably, adverb
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