nuanced

[ noo-ahnst, nyoo-, noo-ahnst, nyoo- ]

adjective
  1. expressing or involving subtle distinctions: Their opinions are always nuanced and informing. Life is wonderfully nuanced, textured, complicated, beautiful, and rich.

  2. characterized by slight difference or variation in color, tone, flavor, etc.: Dawn and dusk imposed softer, darker shades of nuanced, shadowed light.

verb
  1. the simple past tense and past participle of nuance.

Origin of nuanced

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Other words from nuanced

  • un·nu·anced, adjective

Words Nearby nuanced

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