indefinable

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in- +‎ definable

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indefinable (not comparable)

  1. That cannot be precisely defined or put into words.
    • 1936, Rollo Ahmed, The Black Art, London: Long, page 178:
      They apparently have a theory that the indefinable psychic gift that they call magic, and which we might designate "psychicism", can be acquired by accosting the soul of a murdered man in a burial ground at midnight.
  2. That defies description; indescribable.

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Noun[edit]

indefinable (plural indefinables)

  1. Anything that cannot be defined.