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English definition of “indistinct”

indistinct

adjective     /ˌɪn.dɪˈstɪŋkt/
not clear: an indistinct shape/sound/recollection → Compare distinctIndistinct and invisible indistinctly     /-li/ adverb Indistinct and invisible
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