- neb·u·lous·ly, adverb
- neb·u·lous·ness, noun
- non·neb·u·lous, adjective
- non·neb·u·lous·ly, adverb
- non·neb·u·lous·ness, noun
- qua·si-neb·u·lous, adjective
- qua·si-neb·u·lous·ly, adverb
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How to use nebulous in a sentence
Most evenings Rood can step into his front yard in Southern California and see the nebulous tracks of the Milky Way run over Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.In perfect conditions, rainbows can come alive at night | Purbita Saha | January 19, 2021 | Popular-Science
Something as nebulous as “stronger” WiFi may not be as easily detected, at least not at first.
Improving domestic demand is one facet of President Xi Jinping’s nebulous “dual circulation” policy initiative, which state media has touted in recent weeks as a new formula for economic growth.China’s GDP growth in Q3 offers little for other economies to emulate | eamonbarrett | October 19, 2020 | Fortune
Behind its stars is a network of managers and newly formed talent companies ready to make money off them, and much like the TikTok celebrities they manage, the job duties are often nebulous.
You get a base goal of 150 somewhat nebulous points per week.Amazon’s new fitness tracker listens to your voice to figure out your mood | Stan Horaczek | September 2, 2020 | Popular-Science
Rather, there are nebulous decrees that can potentially be enforced by the Thai authorities.
Exactly how many Chase accounts were closed and why the bank decided to close them remains nebulous.
There is no body, there is no weapon, and unlike a drop of blood, the clues are as nebulous as the thoughts and intentions of men.
The term, which is nebulous and unregulated, can apply to any wine made without very few winery manipulations.
Some art was condemned as being “too Jewish,” though this was a nebulous concept.Nazi Art Hoard Just the Tip of the Iceberg for Lost Art | Noah Charney | November 13, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
In other cases the nebulous appearance is hardly more than a mist about a tolerably distinct central star.Outlines of the Earth's History | Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
Dalgard had striven since that moment of contact to keep in touch with the nebulous other mind, to project his need for help.Star Born | Andre Norton
That luminous glare which sometimes lingers after the stars go out, threw a trembling, nebulous radiance over sand and cove.In Search of the Unknown | Robert W. Chambers
They were like the tiniest grains of dust, and they whirled round and gathered in clusters in a nebulous sort of way.Dracula | Bram Stoker
Her thought of him was vague, nebulous, and taking many forms.Riders of the Silences | John Frederick
British Dictionary definitions for nebulous
lacking definite form, shape, or content; vague or amorphous: nebulous reasons
of, characteristic of, or resembling a nebula
rare misty or hazy
- nebulously, adverb
- nebulousness, noun
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