1. Not distinct or distinguishable; not separate in such a manner as to be perceptible by itself; as, the indistinct parts of a substance. “Indistinct as water is in water.”
2. Obscure to the mind or senses; not clear; not definite; confused; imperfect; faint; as, indistinct vision; an indistinct sound; an indistinct idea or recollection.
When we come to parts too small four our senses, our ideas of these little bodies become obscure and indistinct. --I. Watts.
Their views, indeed, are indistinct and dim. --Cowper.
Syn: -- Undefined; indistinguishable; obscure; indefinite; vague; ambiguous; uncertain; confused.
adj : not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand;
"indistinct shapes in the gloom"; "an indistinct
memory"; "only indistinct notions of what to do" [ant: