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indistinct

[ in-di-stingkt ]
/ ˌɪn dɪˈstɪŋkt /
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adjective

not distinct; not clearly marked or defined: indistinct markings.
not clearly distinguishable or perceptible, as to the eye, ear, or mind: He heard an indistinct muttering.
not distinguishing clearly: After the accident he suffered from indistinct vision and faulty hearing.

SYNONYMS FOR indistinct

2 blurred, clouded, dim.

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Origin of indistinct

From the Latin word indistinctus, dating back to 1520–30. See in-3, distinct

OTHER WORDS FROM indistinct

in·dis·tinct·ly, adverbin·dis·tinct·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for indistinct

indistinct
/ (ˌɪndɪˈstɪŋkt) /

adjective

incapable of being clearly distinguished, as by the eyes, ears, or mind; not distinct

Derived forms of indistinct

indistinctly, adverbindistinctness, noun
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