from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being vague, indefinite, unsettled, or uncertain; ambiguousness; indistinctness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or state of being vague.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable The condition of being unclear; vague.
  • noun countable Something which is vague, or an instance or example of vagueness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun indistinctness of shape or character
  • noun unclearness by virtue of being poorly expressed or not coherent in meaning


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  • What happens in vagueness sort of stays in vagueness. I suppose.

    June 21, 2011