Usage examples for indefinite

  1. In some indefinite way the question jarred horribly. – From One Generation to Another by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. 23. Which is the indefinite article, and what does it denote? – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  3. " Well," Dr. Leoh said, turning to the president, " it seems that I must request an indefinite leave of absence." – The Dueling Machine by Benjamin William Bova Myron R. Lewis
  4. To go into any description of details would extend these pages to an indefinite length. – Incidents of Travel in Yucatan, Vol. I. by John L. Stephens
  5. Monsieur le Comte and myself have been forbidden to meet under the pain of indefinite imprisonment. – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  6. Indefinite leave was given him and the Colonel advanced enough money from his own private funds to enable him to travel comfortably with his wife. – Mary Louise and Josie O'Gorman by Emma Speed Sampson
  7. I sha'n't be happy again until I know that you four- and no more- are coming back to Schloss Rothhoefen for an indefinite stay. – A Fool and His Money by George Barr McCutcheon
  8. But, Ellen dear,- Mrs. O'Brien stretched out an appealing, indefinite hand- what's this you're saying when you've got the money right there? – The Rosie World by Parker Fillmore
  9. The plan of campaign was somewhat indefinite – The Free Range by Francis William Sullivan
  10. It is large enough to cope with the evils that will confront us; it is practicable, for it is already in course of application, and it is capable of indefinite expansion. – In-Darkest-England-and-the-Way-Out by Booth, William
  11. " So does the purchase of the bayonet, and in the same indefinite fashion," said Ashton- Kirk. – Ashton-Kirk, Investigator by John T. McIntyre
  12. But the Pawnee was among his own people, and it looked as if he meant to stay there for an indefinite time to come. – Footprints in the Forest by Edward Sylvester Ellis
  13. Her conception of her prospective wealth was as yet very indefinite – Washington Square by Henry James
  14. Mark thought that, as the season was well forward, they might take a car to the park or the beach, but the plan had been left indefinite – The Story Of Julia Page Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V. by Kathleen Norris
  15. Any volume that he offers for sale may remain on his hands for an indefinite time. – The Book-Hunter at Home by P. B. M. Allan
  16. Jenkintown was a small place, where she felt she could hide securely, and remain covered up for an indefinite time. – The Expressman and the Detective by Allan Pinkerton
  17. These words, hard as they were, John uttered so softly and with such infinite grief and pain, that they struck the young man, not with anger, but with an indefinite awe, as if a ghost from his youth- his wasted youth- had risen up to point out that truth, and show him that what seemed insult or vengeance was only a bitter necessity. – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  18. It was a reluctant, rebellious feeling, mingled with an indefinite fear, but it was admiration none the less. – Lavender and Old Lace by Myrtle Reed
  19. Here we see that the same words may be indefinite or definite according to circumstances. – China and the Chinese by Herbert Allen Giles