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nebulous

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adjective neb·u·lous \ˈne-byə-ləs\

Simple Definition of nebulous

  • : not clear : difficult to see, understand, describe, etc.

Full Definition of nebulous

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or resembling a nebula :  nebular

  2. 2 :  indistinct, vague

neb·u·lous·ly adverb
neb·u·lous·ness noun

Examples of nebulous

  1. These philosophical concepts can be nebulous.

  2. <made nebulous references to some major changes the future may hold>



Origin of nebulous

Latin nebulosus misty, from nebula


First Known Use: 1674

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