• synonyms


  1. not explicit, particular, or definite
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Related Words for nonspecific

sloppy, negligent, careless, lenient, indifferent, soft, vague, wide, expansive, comprehensive, universal, far-reaching, sweeping, wide-ranging, general, broad, casual, delinquent, derelict, devil-may-care

Examples from the Web for nonspecific

Historical Examples of nonspecific

  • But like epinephrin, in its distribution, it is nonspecific.

    The Propaganda for Reform in Proprietary Medicines, Vol. 2 of 2


  • In this context the pact mission is occasionally downgraded or passed over in nonspecific terms.

    Area Handbook for Romania

    Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole