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/.
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Origin of nuance
OTHER WORDS FROM nuancenu·anced, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for nuance
They discuss the nuances of how we should approach our football fandom in light of the science about what it does to people and how to think about the important cultural value that football adds to American life.
Protecting user privacy makes sense, of course, but one would hope there would be some nuance to the data that’s withheld.Google Ads to limit Search Terms reporting, citing privacy|Ginny Marvin|September 2, 2020|Search Engine Land
Equality means everyone is given the same opportunity, but equity allows for nuances in how a person is able to access that opportunity.Deep Dive: How companies and their employees are facing the future of work|Digiday|September 1, 2020|Digiday
If that is what is driving anti-maskers’ refusals, then Kant’s framework could help pro-maskers see the ethical nuance of the situation.
Navigating the shift to a remote workforce was one thing, but determining when and how to shift back to office culture is another matter altogether, and it is fraught with important nuances.We’re trying a petition-based approach to get people back to the office ASAP|Janet Van Huysse|July 6, 2020|Quartz
But even if he didn't understand all of the nuances of Lou's disability, he was convinced it was serious.The Stacks: The Day Lou Gehrig Delivered Baseball’s Gettysburg Address|Ray Robinson|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His only offense was a moral one, though none of his critics could possibly know the terms and nuances of his marriage.
The pair traveled to Penn Hills at least a dozen times over three months, teasing out the nuances and former life of the property.A Most Illegal Adventure with New York City’s Wildest Underground Event Planners|Nina Strochlic|December 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
How many of the decision makers in Israel can confidently respond to the nuances of API?The Arab Peace Initiative Makes Its Way to the Knesset|Tal Harris|May 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It is part of a continuing quest to sort through the nuances and reach a modern conclusion in these turbulent times.The New Era of Evolution Helps Pols Switch Stance on Issues from Gay Marriage to Immigration|Howard Kurtz|April 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And what can be more ingeniously pathetic than the nuances of feeling expressed in these lines?Studies of the Greek Poets (Vol II of 2)|John Addington Symonds
I knew what he meant, because now I learn the nuances of English words.The Lightning Conductor Discovers America|C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
He appreciated Mrs. Clarke, and thought her full of intelligence, of nuances, and tres fine.In the Wilderness|Robert Hichens
Before I had any chance to discuss the nuances of a clean-up's walk in life, Fritz was pointing out a new source of molten danger.Steel|Charles Rumford Walker
These different varieties and nuances demand methodic classification.The Natural Philosophy of Love|Remy de Gourmont
British Dictionary definitions for nuance
verb (tr; passive)
Word Origin for nuance
Cultural definitions for nuance
A fine shade of meaning: “I liked the film, but I know I missed some of its nuances.”