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Definitions of indistinct

  1. INDISTINCTNESS. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2. Obscure to the mind or senses; not clear; not definite; confused; imperfect; faint; as, indistinct vision; an indistinct sound; an indistinct idea or recollection. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Not distinguishable easily by the senses or the mind; faint; undefined; indefinite; confused. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. Not distinct or clear; not clearly defined. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. Not plainly marked; obscure; confused; faint; imperfect. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for indistinct

  1. I could see even in the indistinct light that he flushed deeply as he got up on his feet. – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  2. A huge fire was blazing before the main collection of huts, and to the rear of these was an indistinct black mass, which they knew to be the corral. – Hopalong Cassidy's Rustler Round-Up Bar-20 by Clarence Edward Mulford