indeterminacy

[in-di-tur-muh-nuh-see]
noun
the condition or quality of being indeterminate; indetermination.

Origin:
1640–50; indetermin(ate) + -acy

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indeterminate (ˌɪndɪˈtɜːmɪnɪt)
 
adj
1.  uncertain in extent, amount, or nature
2.  not definite; inconclusive: an indeterminate reply
3.  unable to be predicted, calculated, or deduced
4.  physics (of an effect) not obeying the law of causality; noncausal
5.  maths
 a.  having no numerical meaning, as 0.00 or 0/0
 b.  (of an equation) having more than one variable and an unlimited number of solutions
6.  botany another word for indefinite
7.  (of a structure, framework, etc) comprising forces that cannot be fully analysed, esp by vector analysis
 
inde'terminacy
 
n
 
indetermi'nation
 
n
 
inde'terminateness
 
n
 
inde'terminately
 
adv

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indeterminacy

in literature, the multiplicity of possible interpretations of given textual elements. The term was given its literary meaning by deconstruction theorists. Indeterminacy is similar to ambiguity as described by the New Critics, but it is applied by its practitioners not only to literature but also to the interpretation of texts.

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Example sentences
Yet with respect to the principle of indeterminacy relating does not
  necessarily imply acting.
It made instability, indeterminacy and multiple points of view staples of
  modern art.
The indeterminacy is built into the emotion of the moment.
The author has attempted to define the term more specifically than as an
  instance of indeterminacy.
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