in-distinct

indistinct

[in-di-stingkt]
adjective
1.
not distinct; not clearly marked or defined: indistinct markings.
2.
not clearly distinguishable or perceptible, as to the eye, ear, or mind: He heard an indistinct muttering.
3.
not distinguishing clearly: After the accident he suffered from indistinct vision and faulty hearing.

Origin:
1520–30; < Latin indistinctus. See in-3, distinct

indistinctly, adverb
indistinctness, noun


2. blurred, clouded, dim.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To in-distinct
Collins
World English Dictionary
indistinct (ˌɪndɪˈstɪŋkt)
 
adj
incapable of being clearly distinguished, as by the eyes, ears, or mind; not distinct
 
indis'tinctly
 
adv
 
indis'tinctness
 
n

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;