Origin of nebulous
Examples from the Web for nebulously
Nebulously, the idea of a League of Civilized Worlds began to take shape in his mind.Space Viking|Henry Beam Piper
She had never conceived of the form of God except as nebulously naked, and the thought-association was startling.The Game|Jack London
On turning a corner they beheld the Hotel Orilla del Mar three streets away, nebulously aglow with its array of kerosene lamps.Whirligigs|O. Henry
British Dictionary definitions for nebulously
Word Origin and History for nebulously
late 14c., "cloudy, misty," from Latin nebulosus "cloudy, misty, foggy, full of vapor," from nebula (see nebula). The figurative sense of "hazy, vague, formless" is first attested 1831. Astronomical sense is from 1670s. Related: Nebulously; nebulousness.