In·dis·tinct·ly adv. In an indistinct manner; not clearly; confusedly; dimly; as, certain ideas are indistinctly comprehended.
In its sides it was bounded distinctly, but on its ends confusedly and indistinctly. --Sir I. Newton.
adv : in a dim indistinct manner; "we perceived the change only
dimly" [syn: dimly]