I noun blur, blurriness, delitescence, delitescency, dimness, dullness, faintness, filminess, fog, fogginess, fijzziness, gloom, grayness, haziness, imperceptibility, inaudibility, indefiniteness, indistinguishability, mistiness, murkiness, mysteriousness, nebulosity, obscuration, obscurity, opacity, paleness, poor visiblity, shadow, shadowless, smokiness, unclearness, unplainness, vagueness II index confusion (ambiguity), obscuration, opacity

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  • indistinctness — in·dis tinct·ness || ‚ɪndɪ stɪŋktnɪs n. lack of clarity, vagueness; quality of being difficult to distinguish or discern …   English contemporary dictionary

  • indistinctness — in·distinctness …   English syllables

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  • Circle of confusion — For the closely related topic in microscopy, see Point spread function. In optics, a circle of confusion is an optical spot caused by a cone of light rays from a lens not coming to a perfect focus when imaging a point source. It is also known as… …   Wikipedia

  • blurriness — noun the quality of being indistinct and without sharp outlines • Syn: ↑indistinctness, ↑softness, ↑fogginess, ↑fuzziness • Ant: ↑sharpness (for: ↑softness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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