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Definition 1: of or relating to or resembling a nebula - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where nebulous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the nebular hypothesis of the origin of the solar system

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(nebulous belongs to category ...) the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole

Definition 2: lacking definition or definite content - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where nebulous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • nebulous reasons
  • unfixed as were her general notions of what men ought to be

Synonyms for nebulous in the sense of this definition

(nebulous is similar to ...) vague or not clearly defined or stated

"must you be so indefinite?" "amorphous blots of color having vague and indefinite edges" "he would not answer so indefinite a proposal"

Definition 3: lacking definite form or limits - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where nebulous or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • gropes among cloudy issues toward a feeble conclusion
  • nebulous distinction between pride and conceit

Synonyms for nebulous in the sense of this definition

(nebulous is similar to ...) not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand

"indistinct shapes in the gloom" "an indistinct memory" "only indistinct notions of what to do"

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