Usage examples for indistinct

  1. I could see even in the indistinct light that he flushed deeply as he got up on his feet. – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  2. A huge fire was blazing before the main collection of huts, and to the rear of these was an indistinct black mass, which they knew to be the corral. – Hopalong Cassidy's Rustler Round-Up Bar-20 by Clarence Edward Mulford
  3. Her sister- in- law came in with her bunch of keys rattling and a deep dejection on her pale and indistinct features. – Bertha Garlan by Arthur Schnitzler
  4. Alarmed by some indistinct noise, Jemima rose hastily to listen, and Maria, turning to Darnford, said, I have indeed been shocked beyond expression when I have met a pauper's funeral. – Maria The Wrongs of Woman by Mary Wollstonecraft
  5. 1. It was that grey, indistinct, struggling interval between the night and the dawn, when Clarence stood once more in his chamber. – Zanoni by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  6. Now, however, her picture began to get indistinct. – Northwest! by Harold Bindloss
  7. Only at rare moments did she catch these glimpses, and so brief, so indistinct, were they that she half believed her own lively fancy created them. – Work: A Story of Experience by Louisa May Alcott
  8. At the end of a few minutes the steps began again, and after some time the indistinct sounds of Madame Patoffs voice reached the young girl's ears. – Paul Patoff by F. Marion Crawford
  9. The moon was low on the horizon, shedding a dim light on the ocean, and making the long line of the Madagascar coast look black and indistinct as if seen through a haze. – The Ruined Cities of Zululand by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
  10. The men were at the bunk- house, from which their voices came low and indistinct. – When A Man's A Man by Harold Bell Wright
  11. The chief impression it left, upon my memory, now happily growing indistinct, is of being hurried faster than I could well travel. – Adventures In Contentment by David Grayson AKA: Ray Stannard Baker
  12. Lower voices answered, questioning, eager, but indistinct. – The U.P. Trail by Zane Grey
  13. He hoped so, but in the indistinct light could not be quite certain. – The Young Musician or, Fighting His Way by Horatio Alger
  14. I dare say many of the things I am telling were at the time very indistinct and confused; but if I should tell them in the same way, they would not have form enough for you to see them. – The Magician's Show Box and Other Stories by Lydia Maria Child
  15. It was an indistinct sound of trampling, and it certainly was approaching. – The Mutineers by Charles Boardman Hawes
  16. An indistinct figure, muffled to the chin in a black cloak, was standing in the street only a foot or two beyond reach of the questing spearhead. – The Return of Tharn by Howard Carleton Browne
  17. It showed dark and rather indistinct against the light. – Carmen's Messenger by Harold Bindloss
  18. It is my own wish to go, and nothing shall prevent me; but I could bear the separation with much more fortitude if only- And he stopped and looked landwards, where the indistinct grey blur was beginning to take the pattern of fields and cliffs and beach. – By Berwen Banks by Allen Raine
  19. I have an indistinct impression of your having once prescribed a ride on horseback for somebody; wouldn't you recommend some measure of prudence to her consideration?" – Queechy, Volume II by Elizabeth Wetherell
  20. At best the allegory is very indistinct; it appears chiefly in the parts later in order of publication; and we may suspect that it was an after- thought meant to supply a defect to which the author slowly awakened. – The Age of Tennyson by Hugh Walker