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Definition of Indefinite proposition
Indefinite propositionIndefinite In*def"i*nite, a. [L. indefinitus. See In- not,
1. Not definite; not limited, defined, or specified; not
explicit; not determined or fixed upon; not precise;
uncertain; vague; confused; obscure; as, an indefinite
time, plan, etc.
It were to be wished that . . . men would leave off
that indefinite way of vouching, ``the chymists say
this,' or ``the chymists affirm that.' --Boyle.
The time of this last is left indefinite. --Dryden.
2. Having no determined or certain limits; large and
unmeasured, though not infinite; unlimited; as indefinite
space; the indefinite extension of a straight line.
Though it is not infinite, it may be indefinite;
though it is not boundless in itself, it may be so
to human comprehension. --Spectator.
3. Boundless; infinite. [R.]
Indefinite and omnipresent God, Inhabiting eternity.
4. (Bot.) Too numerous or variable to make a particular
enumeration important; -- said of the parts of a flower,
and the like. Also, indeterminate.
Indefinite article (Gram.), the word a or an, used with
nouns to denote any one of a common or general class.
Indefinite inflorescence. (Bot.) See Indeterminate
inflorescence, under Indeterminate.
Indefinite proposition (Logic), a statement whose subject
is a common term, with nothing to indicate distribution or
nondistribution; as, Man is mortal.
Indefinite term (Logic), a negative term; as, the not-good.
Syn: Inexplicit; vague; uncertain; unsettled; indeterminate;
loose; equivocal; inexact; approximate.
Meaning of Indefinite proposition from wikipedia
by the indefinite article
or an adjective) departure
from the traditional
, in which every proposition
- in mathematics
, in the field
of functional analysis
, an indefinite inner product proposition
1.1 and 1.2 in the paper
of h. langer below
- and indefinite descriptions
(such as 'a spy'), which
pick out a set however, analyzing
the relevant concepts
and propositions, russell
8 is a ballot proposition
and constitutional amendment
p****ed in the considered whether
an indefinite suspension
- the denials
of such propositions
are true, but in these cases
descriptions: take as an example
of an indefinite description
of its propositions
was the covenant
for the international
law and maintain peace
for the indefinite
- unfortunately trained
men to habits
argumentation, and they often preferred absurd
the indefinite detention powers
of the 'no court
and adhere truthfully
83 of 2006 (also known
as the ****ual predator punishment
may be civilly committed
for an indefinite period
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