One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the distant shoreline behind them was indistinct’
blurred, out of focus, fuzzy, hazy, misty, foggy, cloudy, shadowy, smoky, dim, nebulous
unclear, obscure, vague, faint, indefinite, indistinguishable, barely perceptible, undefined, lacking definition, hard to see, hard to make out
rare obfuscated, nebulose
2‘the last two digits of the number are indistinct’
indecipherable, illegible, barely legible, unreadable, unintelligible, unfathomable, hard to read, hard to make out
undefined, ill-defined, lacking definition, formless, indeterminate
pale, faded, smudged
informal as clear as mud
3‘indistinct sounds emerged from the building’
muffled, muted, dull, low, quiet, soft, faint, weak, feeble, inaudible, scarcely audible, scarcely perceptible, hard to hear, hard to make out
muttered, mumbled, stifled, strangled, smothered, suppressed
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