from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Cloudy, misty, or hazy.
- adj. Lacking definite form or limits; vague: nebulous assurances of future cooperation.
- adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a nebula.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. In the form of a cloud or haze; hazy.
- adj. Vague or ill-defined.
- adj. Relating to a nebula or nebulae.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Cloudy; hazy; misty.
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or having the appearance of, a nebula; nebular; cloudlike.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Cloudy; hazy: used literally or figuratively.
- In astronomy, pertaining to a nebula; having the appearance of a nebula; nebular.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. lacking definite form or limits
- adj. lacking definition or definite content
- adj. of or relating to or resembling a nebula
He wants to recycle setting for future stories, so all of the most-entertaining characters have to survive through the end of the story (or at least die in nebulous ways so that he can bring them back, if need be).
Anyway, rather than continue talking about this stuff in nebulous terms, I think I’ll switch gears here, and point a finger at myself.
Photographs of weapon-clad partisan women generously adorn Resistance literature, but the actual experiences of women partisans remain nebulous.
Now I'm no economist -- my understanding of economic theory can best be described as nebulous -- and I am aware that others whose views I hold in high regard, such as Brad DeLong and Paul Krugman, have come out in (very) tentative support of the plan (despite having their own deep misgivings), so I won't dwell on its merits.
This comet is about 40,000 miles in diameter, and of that class termed nebulous, having no tail, and probably no solid nucleus.
The nebulous is a striking peculiarity of the style of the Vicar of
Then, again, our astral space shews what are called nebulous stars, -- namely, luminous spherical objects, bright in the centre and dull towards the extremities.
Of course, it's possible that these productivity decreases are a natural correction from last year's gains and studies like the Civility Poll should be taken with a grain of salt -- how do you define a term as nebulous as civility?
It's all nebulous, which is particularly unreasonable considering your staunch condemnation of these concepts that you cannot define!
"Atiku now has his eyes in the so-called nebulous mega party having lost grip of the AC with his self serving antics."