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undefined

(ˌʌndɪˈfaɪnd)
adj
not defined or made clear: the job has remained undefined.
ˌundeˈfinable adj

un•de•fined

(ˌʌn dɪˈfaɪnd)

adj.
1. not defined or explained.
2. indefinite in form or extent: an undefined feeling of sadness.
[1605–15]
un`de•fin′ed•ly, adv.
un`de•fin′ed•ness, n.
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Adj.1.undefined - not precisely limited, determined, or distinguishedundefined - not precisely limited, determined, or distinguished; "an undefined term"; "undefined authority"; "some undefined sense of excitement"; "vague feelings of sadness"; "a vague uneasiness"
indefinite - vague or not clearly defined or stated; "must you be so indefinite?"; "amorphous blots of color having vague and indefinite edges"; "he would not answer so indefinite a proposal"
defined - clearly characterized or delimited; "lost in a maze of words both defined and undefined"; "each child has clearly defined duties"

undefined

adjective
2. indistinct, blurred, vague, obscure, dim, shadowy, indefinite, misty, hazy, indistinguishable, blurry, nebulous, formless, barely perceptible blurry lines and undefined borders
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undefined

[ˌʌndɪˈfaɪnd] ADJindefinido, indeterminado

undefined

adjundefiniert, nicht definiert; (= vague)undefinierbar

undefined

[ˌʌndɪˈfaɪnd] adj (idea) → non ben definito/a; (number, quantity) → indefinito/a; (feeling) → vago/a

undefined

a. indefinido-a, incierto-a.
References in classic literature ?
It was very faint and low; so indistinct that there seemed but half a will to shape out the words, and too undefined a purport to be intelligible.
But a child's thoughts are rather dim, undefined instincts; and in Eva's noble nature many such were yearning and working, for which she had no power of utterance.
As the twilight drew on, they found them- selves hanging about the neighborhood of the little isolated jail, perhaps with an undefined hope that something would happen that might clear away their difficulties.
My reflections were too undefined and fragmentary to merit record: I hardly yet knew where I was; Gateshead and my past life seemed floated away to an immeasurable distance; the present was vague and strange, and of the future I could form no conjecture.
It had got dusk, and the moon looked over the high wall of the court, causing undefined shadows to lurk in the corners of the numerous projecting portions of the building.
It was deepened, if it were changed at all; but it was as undefined as ever, and addressed me like a strain of sorrowful music faintly heard in the night.
I could not have said what I was afraid of, for my fear was altogether undefined and vague, but there was great fear upon me.
As incident to the undefined power of making war, an acknowledged prerogative of the crown, Charles II.
The practical measures proposed in them -- -such as the abolition of the distinction between town and country, of the family, of the carrying on of industries for the account of private individuals, and of the wage system, the proclamation of social harmony, the conversion of the functions of the State into a mere superintendence of production, all these proposals, point solely to the disappearance of class antagonisms which were, at that time, only just cropping up,and which, in these publications, are recognised in their earliest,indistinct and undefined forms only.
Nay, my very heart seemed to be breaking under a strange, undefined load of sorrow.
But now she began to feel very much as if the constable had come to take her up and carry her before the justice for some undefined offence.
Rushworth might imagine it a blessing; but every other heart was sinking under some degree of self-condemnation or undefined alarm, every other heart was suggesting, "What will become of us?