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indistinct (adj.)

1580s, "not seen or heard clearly," from Latin indistinctus "not distinguishable, confused, obscure," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + distinctus (see distinct). From c. 1600 as "not clearly defined or distinguished." Indistinctly is attested from c. 1400 in an obsolete sense "equally, alike, indiscriminately." Related: Indistinctness.

updated on November 13, 2015

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Definitions of indistinct from WordNet

indistinct (adj.)
not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand;
only indistinct notions of what to do
an indistinct memory
indistinct shapes in the gloom
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