undistinguished

[uhn-di-sting-gwisht]

adjective

having no distinguishing marks or features.
without any claim to distinction: an undistinguished performance.
unnoticed; inconspicuous: He was an undistinguished part of the crowd.
not separated or divided, as by sets or categories.

Nearby words

  1. undisputable,
  2. undisputed,
  3. undisputed world champion,
  4. undissociated,
  5. undistinguishable,
  6. undistributed,
  7. undistributed middle,
  8. undisturbed,
  9. undivided,
  10. undivided profits

Origin of undistinguished

First recorded in 1585–95; un-1 + distinguished

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British Dictionary definitions for undistinguished

undistinguished

adjective

not particularly good or badan undistinguished career
without distinctionundistinguished features
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Word Origin and History for undistinguished

undistinguished

adj.

1590s, "not kept distinct," from un- (1) "not" + distinguished. Meaning "not elevated above others" is attested from 1600.

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