/in'di terr"meuh neuh see/, n.
the condition or quality of being indeterminate; indetermination.
[1640-50; INDETERMIN(ATE) + -ACY]

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      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 (New Criticism), but it is applied by its practitioners not only to literature but also to the interpretation of texts.

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