Root Word of the Day: INDEFINITE

indefinite (adj) – undecided, uncertain, or unclear; without limit;
BREAKDOWN: IN- (not) + DE- (from) + FIN- (end) + -ITE (connected with)
definite means clear or distinct; without doubt


This word is built on the root FIN-, which means end, last, or limit.
Common FIN- words include confine, define, final, finance, fine, finish, and infinity.
More esoteric FIN- words include finery, financier, paraffin, and superfine.

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