indistinctly


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in·dis·tinct

 (ĭn′dĭ-stĭngkt′)
adj.
1. Not clearly or sharply delineated: an indistinct pattern; indistinct shapes in the gloom.
2. Faint; dim: indistinct stars.
3.
a. Hazy; vague: an indistinct memory; an indistinct notion of how to proceed.
b. Difficult to understand or make out: indistinct speech.

in′dis·tinct′ly adv.
in′dis·tinct′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.indistinctly - in a dim indistinct manner; "we perceived the change only dimly"
Translations
بصورة غير مُتَمَيِّزَه، بصورة باهتَه
nezřetelně
óljóst
belirsiz şekilde

indistinctly

[ˌɪndɪsˈtɪŋktlɪ] ADV (= without distinction) → indistintamente, sin distinción; [hear] → con poca claridad; [see] → con poca claridad, borrosamente

indistinctly

[ˌɪndɪˈstɪŋktli] adv [speak] → d'une manière indistincte

indistinctly

adv seenicht deutlich, verschwommen; speakundeutlich; rememberschwach, dunkel

indistinctly

[ˌɪndɪsˈtɪŋktlɪ] adv (mumble, appear) → indistintamente

indistinct

(indiˈstiŋkt) adjective
not clear to the eye, ear or mind; not distinct. an indistinct outline of a ship; His speech is rather indistinct.
ˌindiˈstinctly adverb
ˌindiˈstinctness noun
References in classic literature ?
The rustling increased, and a form could be seen indistinctly.
Then a low, deep sound was heard, like the suppressed accompaniment of distant music, rising just high enough on the air to be audible, and yet so indistinctly, as to leave its character, and the place whence it proceeded, alike matters of conjecture.
She was indistinctly aware, however, that the gaunt figure of the old gentlewoman was sitting in one of the straight-backed chairs, a little withdrawn from the window, the faint gleam of which showed the blanched paleness of her cheek, turned sideways towards a corner.
There he used to sit, gazing with a somewhat dim serenity of aspect at the figures that came and went, amid the rustle of papers, the administering of oaths, the discussion of business, and the casual talk of the office; all which sounds and circumstances seemed but indistinctly to impress his senses, and hardly to make their way into his inner sphere of contemplation.
The boy gave a loud, high shriek, which, lost in the rest of the shock of sound, might have seemed, indistinctly, though I was so close to him, a note either of jubilation or of terror.
But once, the mood was on him too deep for common regardings; and as with heavy, lumber-like pace he was measuring the ship from taffrail to mainmast, Stubb, the odd second mate, came up from below, and with a certain unassured, deprecating humorousness, hinted that if Captain Ahab was pleased to walk the planks, then, no one could say nay; but there might be some way of muffling the noise; hinting something indistinctly and hesitatingly about a globe of tow, and the insertion into it, of the ivory heel.
Joseph mumbled indistinctly in the depths of the cellar, but gave no intimation of ascending; so his master dived down to him, leaving me VIS-A-VIS the ruffianly bitch and a pair of grim shaggy sheep-dogs, who shared with her a jealous guardianship over all my movements.
The other, of plain net, allowed her features to be seen through it, just indistinctly enough to permit the safe introduction of certain lines (many fewer than she was accustomed to use in performing the character) on the forehead and at the sides of the mouth.
At the termination of this sentence I started, and for a moment, paused; for it appeared to me (although I at once concluded that my excited fancy had deceived me)--it appeared to me that, from some very remote portion of the mansion, there came, indistinctly, to my ears, what might have been, in its exact similarity of character, the echo (but a stifled and dull one certainly) of the very cracking and ripping sound which Sir Launcelot had so particularly described.
John Bunsby long examined the threatening aspect of the heavens, muttering indistinctly between his teeth.
A colossal figure, carved apparently in some white stone, loomed indistinctly beyond the rhododendrons through the hazy downpour.
Dantes made no resistance; he was like a man in a dream: he saw soldiers drawn up on the embankment; he knew vaguely that he was ascending a flight of steps; he was conscious that he passed through a door, and that the door closed behind him; but all this indistinctly as through a mist.