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Indefinite


INDEF'INITE, adjective [Latin indefinitus; in and definitus, definio, to define; de and finio, to end, finis, end.]

1. Not limited or defined; not determinate; not precise or certain; as an indefinite time. An indefinite proposition, term or phrase, is one which has not a precise meaning or limited signification.

2. That has no certain limits, or to which the human mind can affix none, as indefinite space. A space may be indefinite though not infinite.