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  • n  the quality of being vague and poorly defined

  • The great Lord Acton spoke of "the airiness of his metaphysics, the indefiniteness of his knowledge, his neglect of transitions.
  • When the first volumes of the Joseph series were published, Novelist Willa Cather brilliantly characterized their "dreamy indefiniteness .
  • Despite the congressional leaders' relief, the President's plan was a form of compulsory arbitration, but disguised by indefiniteness and delay.

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