indiscernible

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

in- +‎ discern +‎ -ible

Adjective[edit]

indiscernible (comparative more indiscernible, superlative most indiscernible)

  1. Not capable of being discerned, of being perceived.
    • 1919, Sax Rohmer, Dope, ch. 28:
      The details of the room were indiscernible, lost in yellowish shadow.
  2. Not capable of being distinguished from something else.

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Noun[edit]

indiscernible (plural indiscernibles)

  1. (chiefly philosophy) Something which is incapable of being discerned.

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