noun, plural nu·anc·es [noo-ahn-siz, nyoo-, noo-ahn-siz, nyoo-; French ny-ahns] /ˈnu ɑn sɪz, ˈnyu-, nuˈɑn sɪz, nyu-; French nüˈɑ̃s/.
Words nearby nuance
Origin of nuance
OTHER WORDS FROM nuancenu·anced, adjectiveun·nu·anced, adjective
Examples from the Web for nuanced
Sophisticated, nuanced, melodious pop music, that sweeps you away.
The issue of authenticity in American hip-hop is rich and nuanced.
Hip-hop and faith have a long and sometimes conflicted history; but it was often presented in nuanced or subdued ways.Down With the King: Christianity Isn’t Hiding in Rap’s Closet|Stereo Williams|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The price reflects its rarity as well, but also the finicky, difficult, and nuanced process of making Champagne.
The New York kingmaker who died Monday believed voters could actually handle a nuanced argument.David Garth, the Consultant Who Talked Up to Voters|Jeff Greenfield|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for nuanced
verb (tr; passive)
Word Origin for nuance
Cultural definitions for nuanced
A fine shade of meaning: “I liked the film, but I know I missed some of its nuances.”