Indistinctly In`dis*tinct"ly ([i^]n`d[i^]s*t[i^][ng]kt"l[y^]), adv. In an indistinct manner; not clearly; confusedly; dimly; as, certain ideas are indistinctly comprehended. [1913 Webster]

In its sides it was bounded distinctly, but on its ends confusedly and indistinctly. --Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster]

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