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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.

indistinct

(ˌɪndɪˈstɪŋkt)
adj
incapable of being clearly distinguished, as by the eyes, ears, or mind; not distinct
ˌindisˈtinctly adv
ˌindisˈtinctness n

in•dis•tinct

(ˌɪn dɪˈstɪŋkt)

adj.
1. not distinct; not clearly marked or defined: indistinct markings.
2. not clearly distinguishable or perceptible.
3. not distinguishing clearly: indistinct vision.
[1520–30; < Latin]
in`dis•tinct′ly, adv.
in`dis•tinct′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.indistinct - not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand; "indistinct shapes in the gloom"; "an indistinct memory"; "only indistinct notions of what to do"
unclear - not clear to the mind; "the law itself was unclear on that point"; "the reason for their actions is unclear to this day"
indefinite - vague or not clearly defined or stated; "must you be so indefinite?"; "amorphous blots of color having vague and indefinite edges"; "he would not answer so indefinite a proposal"
distinct - easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined; "a distinct flavor"; "a distinct odor of turpentine"; "a distinct outline"; "the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette"; "distinct fingerprints"

indistinct

indistinct

adjective
Not clearly perceived or perceptible:
Translations
غَيْر مُتَمَيِّز، باهِت
neurčitýnezřetelný
utydelig
nem világos
óljós, óskÿr
neaiškiaineaiškumas
neskaidrs
nezreteľný

indistinct

[ˌɪndɪsˈtɪŋkt] ADJ
1. (= muted) [voice, noise] → indistinto
her words were indistinctno se le entendían las palabras
2. (= blurred) [figure, shape, outline] → poco definido, borroso
the boundaries between the work of the two departments were becoming increasingly indistinctlos límites entre ambos departamentos estaba cada vez menos definidos or más borrosos

indistinct

[ˌɪndɪˈstɪŋkt] adj
(= hard to see) [shape] → indistinct(e)
[memory, noise] → vague

indistinct

adj object, shape, wordsverschwommen, unklar, undeutlich; noiseschwach, unklar; memoryundeutlich; voiceundeutlich, unklar; lineunscharf

indistinct

[ˌɪndɪsˈtɪŋkt] adj (voice, words) → indistinto/a; (memory, noise) → vago/a

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

indistinct

adj indistinto
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