noun Date: 1649 the quality or state of being indeterminate

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  • indeterminacy — (n.) 1640s, see INDETERMINATE (Cf. indeterminate) + ACY (Cf. acy) …   Etymology dictionary

  • indeterminacy — [in΄dē tʉr′mi nə sē, in΄ditʉr′mi nə sē] n. the state or quality of being indeterminate …   English World dictionary

  • indeterminacy — [[t]ɪ̱ndɪtɜ͟ː(r)mɪnəsi[/t]] N UNCOUNT The indeterminacy of something is its quality of being uncertain or vague. [FORMAL] ...the indeterminacy of language …   English dictionary

  • indeterminacy — /in di terr meuh neuh see/, n. the condition or quality of being indeterminate; indetermination. [1640 50; INDETERMIN(ATE) + ACY] * * * ▪ literature       in literature, the multiplicity of possible interpretations of given textual elements. The… …   Universalium

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  • indeterminacy — indeterminate ► ADJECTIVE 1) not exactly known, established, or defined. 2) Mathematics (of a quantity) having no definite or definable value. DERIVATIVES indeterminacy noun indeterminately adverb …   English terms dictionary

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