adjective Date: 1846 lacking distinctive qualities

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Indistinctive — In dis*tinc tive ([i^]n d[i^]s*t[i^][ng]k t[i^]v), a. Having nothing distinctive; common. {In dis*tinc tive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • indistinctive — [in΄di stiŋk′tiv] adj. 1. not distinctive; lacking distinction 2. making no distinction; incapable of distinguishing indistinctively adv …   English World dictionary

  • indistinctive — indistinctively, adv. indistinctiveness, n. /in di stingk tiv/, adj. 1. without distinctive characteristics. 2. incapable of or not making a distinction; undiscriminating. [1840 50; IN 3 + DISTINCTIVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • indistinctive — adjective That has no distinguishing characteristics …   Wiktionary

  • indistinctive — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Without definite or distinctive characteristics: bland, colorless, neutral. See STRONG …   English dictionary for students

  • indistinctive — in·dis tinc·tive || ‚ɪndɪ stɪŋktɪv adj. not distinctive, common, having noting unique …   English contemporary dictionary

  • indistinctive — in·distinctive …   English syllables

  • indistinctive — in•dis•tinc•tive [[t]ˌɪn dɪˈstɪŋk tɪv[/t]] adj. 1) without distinctive characteristics 2) incapable of or not making a distinction; undiscriminating …   From formal English to slang

  • indistinctive — /ɪndəsˈtɪŋktɪv/ (say induhs tingktiv) adjective 1. without distinctive characteristics. 2. not capable of making distinction. –indistinctively, adverb –indistinctiveness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • indistinctive — adj. not having distinctive features. Derivatives: indistinctively adv. indistinctiveness n …   Useful english dictionary

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