undefined

[ uhn-di-fahynd ]
/ ˌʌn dɪˈfaɪnd /

adjective

without fixed limits; indefinite in form, extent, or application: undefined authority; undefined feelings of sadness.
not given meaning or significance, as by a definition; not defined or explained: an undefined term.

Nearby words

  1. undeclared,
  2. undecylenic acid,
  3. undefeated,
  4. undefended,
  5. undefiled,
  6. undelivered,
  7. undemanding,
  8. undemocratic,
  9. undemonstrative,
  10. undeniable

Origin of undefined

1605–15; un-1 + defined

Related formsun·de·fin·ed·ly [uhn-di-fahy-nid-lee, -fahynd-] /ˌʌn dɪˈfaɪ nɪd li, -ˈfaɪnd-/, adverbun·de·fin·ed·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for undefined

undefined

/ (ˌʌndɪˈfaɪnd) /

adjective

not defined or made clearthe job has remained undefined
Derived Formsundefinable, adjective

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Word Origin and History for undefined

undefined

adj.

1610s, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of define (v.).

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