indistinctness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

indistinct +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

indistinctness (usually uncountable, plural indistinctnesses)

  1. The property of being indistinct.
  2. An indistinct thing.
    • 1898, H.G. Wells, The War of the Worlds, London: William Heinemann, page 139:
      The two Martians halted, the nearer to us standing and facing Sunbury, the remoter being a gray indistinctness towards the evening star, away towards Staines.