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English definition of “indefinable”


adjective     /ˌɪn.dɪˈfaɪ.nə.bl̩/ (US also undefinable)
impossible to clearly describe or explain: She had that indefinable something that went beyond mere sex appeal.Defining and explaining indefinably (US also undefinably)     /-bli/ adverb The two versions are indefinably different.Defining and explaining
(Definition of indefinable adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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