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nebulose

[ neb-yuh-luhs, -lohs ]
/ ˈnɛb yə ləs, -ˌloʊs /
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adjective
cloudlike; nebulous.
hazy or indistinct; nebulous.
having cloudlike markings.
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Origin of nebulose

First recorded in 1795–1805, nebulose is from the Latin word nebulōsus full of mist, foggy, cloudy. See nebula, -ose1
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How to use nebulose in a sentence

  • No cloud was in the sky, unless one might so call that seeming glittering vapor, the resplendent nebulose clusters of the Galaxy.

    The Story of Old Fort Loudon|Charles Egbert Craddock
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