A Word A Day : Nebulous
( Adjective ) Nebulous
Word for 2nd August 2007: A Word A Day-Nebulous
: (neb' yu-les)
1. Cloudy, misty or hazy
2. Lacking definite form or limits, vague
3. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a nebula
4. Not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understandEtymology:
Latin nebulosus which means misty and from nebula which means cloudContextual Examples:
• Oscar's views are so nebulous
that no one can figure out what he thinks about anything.
• The community's boundaries are somewhat nebulous
, where they are depends on whom you ask.
• Molly's expensive new hairdo was a sort of nebulous
mass of wisps, waves and hair spray.
• Although the photography of the film was spectacular, the plot was rather nebulous
4. PlainRelated Words:Nebulously
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