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.