nondistinctive

[ non-di-stingk-tiv ]
/ ˌnɒn dɪˈstɪŋk tɪv /

adjective Linguistics.

not serving to distinguish meanings: a nondistinctive difference in sound.

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Origin of nondistinctive

First recorded in 1915–20; non- + distinctive

OTHER WORDS FROM nondistinctive

non·dis·tinc·tive·ly, adverb
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