indistinguishable Definition

  • 1impossible to tell apart from something else
  • 2identical or very similar

Using indistinguishable: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "indistinguishable" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The twins were indistinguishable from each other.

  • Example

    The fake painting was almost indistinguishable from the original.

  • Example

    The two cars were so similar that they were indistinguishable at first glance.

indistinguishable Synonyms and Antonyms

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Antonyms for indistinguishable

Phrases with indistinguishable

  • seemingly impossible to explain or understand


    The technology behind the new product is so advanced, it's indistinguishable from magic.

  • unable to be told apart visually


    The two species of birds are almost indistinguishable by sight, but their songs are quite different.

  • so realistic as to be almost identical to the real thing


    The special effects in the movie were so good that the computer-generated creatures were indistinguishable from reality.

Origins of indistinguishable

from Latin 'indistinguibilis', from 'in-' (not) + 'distinguere' (to distinguish)


Summary: indistinguishable in Brief

'Indistinguishable' [ˌɪndɪˈstɪŋɡwɪʃəbl] means impossible to tell apart from something else, or identical or very similar. It is often used to describe things that are so alike that they cannot be differentiated, such as 'The twins were indistinguishable from each other.' 'Indistinguishable' can also be used in phrases like 'indistinguishable from magic,' which means seemingly impossible to explain or understand.