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English Dictionary: nebulous by the DICT Development Group
2 results for nebulous
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. lacking definite form or limits; "gropes among cloudy issues toward a feeble conclusion"- H.T.Moore; "nebulous distinction between pride and conceit"
    Synonym(s): cloudy, nebulose, nebulous
  2. of or relating to or resembling a nebula; "the nebular hypothesis of the origin of the solar system"
    Synonym(s): nebular, nebulous
  3. lacking definition or definite content; "nebulous reasons"; "unfixed as were her general notions of what men ought to be"- Jane Austen
    Synonym(s): nebulous, unfixed
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Nebulous \Neb"u*lous\, a. [L. nebulosus: cf. F. n[82]buleux. See
      1. Cloudy; hazy; misty.
      2. (Astron.) Of, pertaining to, or having the appearance of,
            a nebula; nebular; cloudlike. -- {Neb"u*lous*ly}, adv. --
            {Neb"u*lous*ness}, n.
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