What does indistinguishable mean?

Definitions for indistinguishableˌɪn dɪˈstɪŋ gwɪ ʃə bəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word indistinguishable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. identical, indistinguishable(adj)

    exactly alike; incapable of being perceived as different

    "rows of identical houses"; "cars identical except for their license plates"; "they wore indistinguishable hats"

  2. indistinguishable, undistinguishable(adj)

    not capable of being distinguished or differentiated

    "the two specimens are actually different from each other but the differences are almost indistinguishable"; "the twins were indistinguishable"; "a colorless person quite indistinguishable from the colorless mass of humanity"


  1. indistinguishable(Adjective)

    Not distinguishable; not capable of being perceived, known, or discriminated as separate and distinct

  2. indistinguishable(Adjective)

    Not capable of being perceived or known.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indistinguishable(adj)

    not distinguishable; not capable of being perceived, known, or discriminated as separate and distinct; hence, not capable of being perceived or known; as, in the distance the flagship was indisguishable; the two copies were indisguishable in form or color; the difference between them was indisguishable

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Indistinguishable

    in-dis-ting′gwish-a-bl, adj. that cannot be distinguished.—n. Indistin′guishableness.—adv. Indistin′guishably.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indistinguishable in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indistinguishable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bryant McGill:

    The act of true giving is indistinguishable from receiving.

  2. Edgar Degas:

    There is a kind of success that is indistinguishable from panic.

  3. Rich Kulawiec:

    Any sufficiently advanced bug is indistinguishable from a feature.

  4. Arthur C. Clarke:

    Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

  5. Unknown:

    Any sufficiently advanced bureaucracy is indistinguishable from molasses.

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