indistinct indistinct  /ɪn dɪ ˈstɪŋkt/


  • (adj) not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand


  1. The indistinct battle lines reflected the ethnic and cultural divisions that have beset Pakistan since its creation as a Moslem homeland when British India was partitioned in 1947.
  2. Kit and Port, with their indistinct backgrounds and motives, are largely novelist's puppets, and Tunner is a collard lightweight who is used to fill out the classic triangle.
  3. But that picture often ends up being indistinct as well.


  • Sagittarius

    Why are you allowing indistinct fears to get you down? Why are you letting minor matters assume major importance, at least in your mind? Whatever the reason you need to snap out of it - not later, right now...
    on July 10, 2013     Source: New York Post


  1. Ex-mayor Daniel D. Whitney says: "It was two years after I came to Brooklyn. I have an indistinct recollection of such an occasion in the early society of the heights. I feel quite certain there was one.'"
    on Jun 9, 2009 By: Daniel Source: Brooklyn Daily Eagle

  2. "Ukraine will have troubled and indistinct policy ahead," Russia's State Duma Speaker Boris Gryzlov commented on results of Supreme Rada elections.
    on Oct 1, 2007 By: Boris Gryzlov Source: Kommersant

  3. In his 1885 book, Hunting Trips of a Ranchman, Roosevelt describes tired ranch hands in rocking chairs on the veranda "gazing sleepily out at the weird-looking buttes opposite, until their sharp outlines grow indistinct and purple in the after-glow...
    on May 28, 2010 By: Theodore Roosevelt Source: Financial Times

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