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indetermination

noun ambiguousness, blurred line, blurry line, borderline decision, boundless variables, clouded choices, confusion, doubtfulness, equivocalness, immeasurable choices, imprecise, in a state of uncertainty, inconclusiveness, indefiniteness, indefinity, indistinctness, inexactness, inexplicitness, interminableness, lacking specificity, nebulousness, obscurity, speculation, uncertainness
See also: ambivalence, doubt, incertitude, indecision, quandary
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iii) Indetermination and contingency lead the distributive results of law to be unpredictable.
Moving through the street, hence, presupposes the sensation of vagueness and indetermination that preexists the ego stage and the formation of identity.
The possibility of adding adverbs or relative pronouns to the syntactical resource quer que to indicate indetermination is evident in archaic Portuguese, because the corpus still have the forms u quer que ~ hu quer que, onde quer que, que [R] quer que ~ quenque [R]uer que ~ quenquer que, qualquer que ~ qual quer que/quaes quer que ~ qual .
The hesitation of study is not simply active or passive, potentiality or impotentiality, but rather their rhythmic sway that culminates in a kind of indistinction or indetermination between the vibrating poles.
She writes about the variable, intermittent, nature of metre in "Neutral Tones" whereby iambic, anapaestic, and spondaic elements alternate, often with an unusual indetermination, so that the reader is required to construe how the lines are to be voiced and projected.
It hollows out an ever expanding zone of indiscernibility or indetermination between some nonpreferred activities and a preferable activity.
To overcome the indetermination, there are three main approaches.
Les neuf chapitres du livre decortiquent ainsi les strategies verbales et visuelles qui nourrissent cette dynamique dialectique entre litterature et peinture ou au sein d'une meme oeuvre, dans toute son indetermination.
This result was previously mentioned in [20], but now by using (5) the indetermination is naturally solved and [[GAMMA].
Castoriadis says that the creativity of beings manifests itself in history through the freedom of human beings, the initial indetermination of their psyche and the indetermination of conscious individuals.
In 1929, Science News-Letter wrote of "Heisenberg's indetermination principle," suggesting that it was "destined to revolutionize the ideas of the universe held by scientists and laymen to an even greater extent than Einstein's relativity.
Peau du visage tres blanche, presque imberbe, yeux a la couleur indecidable (iris ombrageux, entre marron et vert (2)) nous happent vers un gouffre interieur : tout conjoint dans cette indetermination une grande juvenilite et un desarroi insondable.