When something is indistinguishable, it's impossible to tell which one is which. This can be a problem when you're trying to identify someone.

  • The clothes were indistinguishable and the police couldn't figure out who the thief was.

  • The muddy footprints were indistinguishable from the other footprints in the mud.

Definition of indistinguishable


exactly alike; incapable of being perceived as different




not capable of being distinguished or differentiated



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Example Sentences for indistinguishable

  • 1

    The two are completely indistinguishable.

  • 2

    The two are practically indistinguishable.

  • 3

    Most of the definitions are repeated and indistinguishable.

  • 4

    In the center is a child of an indistinguishable age.

  • 5

    The addition is nearly indistinguishable from the original.

  • 6

    As to the rest, most of them are indistinguishable from the others.

  • 7

    At the critical point, the liquid and gas become indistinguishable.

  • 8

    Now the bottom is completely indistinguishable from the background.

  • 9

    The females of the two species are virtually indistinguishable in appearance.

  • 10

    The people of the two countries are indistinguishable to most outsiders.