- a not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand
indistinct shapes in the gloom
an indistinct memory
only indistinct notions of what to do
- 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.
- The love stories were particularly indistinct: thousands of boys met thousands of girls (songs of joy!), broke up (songs of sorrow!), reunited (joy!) and led a cast of hundreds to .
- 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.
News & Articles
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...
July 10, 2013 - New York Post
- Daniel in Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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.'"
- Boris Gryzlov in Kommersant
Ukraine will have troubled and indistinct policy ahead,Russia's State Duma Speaker Boris Gryzlov commented on results of Supreme Rada elections.
- Theodore Roosevelt in Financial Times
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...