from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not clearly or sharply delineated: an indistinct pattern; indistinct shapes in the gloom.
- adj. Faint; dim: indistinct stars.
- adj. Hazy; vague: an indistinct memory; an indistinct notion of how to proceed.
- adj. Difficult to understand or make out: indistinct speech.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. not clearly defined or not having a sharp outline; faint or dim
- adj. hazy or vague
- adj. difficult to understand
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not distinct or distinguishable; not separate in such a manner as to be perceptible by itself.
- adj. Obscure to the mind or senses; not clear; not definite; confused; imperfect; faint
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not distinct to the senses; not clearly distinguishable or perceptible; not to be discriminated; confused; blurred; obscure: as, indistinct outlines; an indistinct sound.
- Not distinct to the mind; not clearly defined as to parts or details; indefinite; confused: as, indistinct notions. See clear, 6.
- Not giving or having distinct impressions, images, or perceptions; dim; dull; imperfect: as, indistinct vision; an indistinct remembrance.
- Synonyms Undefined, indistinguishable, dim, vague, uncertain, ambiguous.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand
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