indistinct

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French indistinct, from Latin indistinctus

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˌɪndɪsˈtɪŋkt/

Adjective[edit]

indistinct (comparative more indistinct, superlative most indistinct)

  1. (of an image etc) not clearly defined or not having a sharp outline; faint or dim
    Synonyms: fuzzy, ill-defined; see also Thesaurus:indistinct
  2. (of a thought, idea etc) hazy or vague
    Synonyms: ambiguous, equivocal; see also Thesaurus:vague
  3. (of speech) difficult to understand through being muffled or slurred

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin indistīnctus.

Adjective[edit]

indistinct (feminine singular indistincte, masculine plural indistincts, feminine plural indistinctes)

  1. not distinct; not easily distinguishable

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