nondescript etymology

English word nondescript comes from English non-, English descript

Detailed word origin of nondescript

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
non- English (eng) Used in the sense of not, to negate the meaning of the word to which it is prefixed.
descript English (eng)
nondescript English (eng) (biology, now, _, rare) Not described (in the academic literature); undescribed, unidentified.. Without distinguishing qualities or characteristics; unexceptional. An undistinguished, unexceptional person or thing.

Words with the same origin as nondescript

Descendants of non-
nonaccentual nonaggression nonalcoholic noncommittal nondenominational nondisclosure nonentity nonessential nonexistent nonfat nonfiction nonhuman noninvasive nonlethal nonnegotiable nonpayment nonprofit nonrefundable nonrhoticity nonspecific nonstarter nonthreatening nontoxic nontraditional