Dictionary.com

indistinct

[ in-di-stingkt ]
/ ˌɪn dɪˈstɪŋkt /
Save This Word!
See synonyms for: indistinct / indistinctly / indistinctness on Thesaurus.com

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.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON PARENTHESES AND BRACKETS APLENTY!

Set some time apart to test your bracket symbol knowledge, and see if you can keep your parentheses, squares, curlies, and angles all straight!
Question 1 of 7
Let’s start with some etymology: What are the origins of the typographical word “bracket”?

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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for indistinct

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Book Your Online Tutor Now