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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Translations

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 ?
He could not conceive that a stupid chance, letting the seven be dealt to the right rather than to the left, might deprive him of all this happiness, newly appreciated and newly illumined, and plunge him into the depths of unknown and undefined misery.
What were before undefined, vague blurs in the distant countryside could now be distinctly seen.
Then, with a sudden undefined dread lest this stranger might have something to do with a change in her father, she rushed upstairs, checking herself at the bedroom door to throw off her bonnet, and enter on tiptoe.
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.
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.
Nay, my very heart seemed to be breaking under a strange, undefined load of sorrow.
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.
The thoughts that we can clearly grasp are very little thoughts--that two and two make four-that when we are hungry it is pleasant to eat--that honesty is the best policy; all greater thoughts are undefined and vast to our poor childish brains.
To Catherine's simple feelings, this odd sort of reserve seemed neither kindly meant, nor consistently supported; and its unkindness she would hardly have forborne pointing out, had its inconsistency been less their friend; but Anne and Maria soon set her heart at ease by the sagacity of their "I know what"; and the evening was spent in a sort of war of wit, a display of family ingenuity, on one side in the mystery of an affected secret, on the other of undefined discovery, all equally acute.
Rosamond, taken hold of by an emotion stronger than her own-- hurried along in a new movement which gave all things some new, awful, undefined aspect--could find no words, but involuntarily she put her lips to Dorothea's forehead which was very near her, and then for a minute the two women clasped each other as if they had been in a shipwreck.
Through all these rapid visions, there ran an undefined, uneasy conscious of pain, which wearied and tormented him incessantly.