indiscernible indiscernible

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) difficult or impossible to perceive or discern
  2. (adj) barely able to be perceived

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. They're worried that video rsums will invite lawsuits by candidates who could claim bias based on race, gender or age--indiscernible on paper but not on video.
  2. Walking our bikes up over the low hills took no more than half an hour and then, at what was to me an indiscernible spot on the trail, the preacher's wife turned into the bush.
  3. Bridgman, dean of American artists in France, found his canvases hung in a corner so dark as almost to be indiscernible.

News

  • Fashion field trip

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Childrens fashions this fall season are fresh and full of attitude. While tween trends are often edgier and frequently are indiscernible from the junior market, clothes for kids ages 5 to 10 still have a youthful exuberance and whim...
    on August 25, 2013     Source: The Charleston Gazette

Quotes

  1. "The effect may be very indirect, long-term and almost indiscernible," Havel said.
    on Jan 1, 2007 By: Vaclav Havel Source: Prague Daily Monitor

  2. "My phone has rang three or four times since I'm sitting here, on vibrate," Green said at the news conference. "It's sort of an [indiscernible] feeling in the back of my pocket. If it's not a death threat, it's going to be a pretty good phone...
    on Apr 18, 2007 By: Hubert Green Source: ESPN

  3. "It will always be impossible to know who is speaking in any given piece of great literature", Barthes writes, "for the good reason that all writing (consists) of several indiscernible voices, and that literature is precisely the invention of...
    on Dec 5, 2006 By: Roland Barthes Source: The Australian

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