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Synonyms for nebulous
ˈnɛb yə ləs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cloudy, nebulose, nebulous(adj)

    lacking definite form or limits

    "gropes among cloudy issues toward a feeble conclusion"- H.T.Moore; "nebulous distinction between pride and conceit"

    Synonyms:
    cloudy, nebular, muddy, mirky, unfixed, nebulose, murky, turbid

    Antonyms:
    definite, distinct

  2. nebular, nebulous(adj)

    of or relating to or resembling a nebula

    "the nebular hypothesis of the origin of the solar system"

    Synonyms:
    cloudlike, cloudy, nebular, unfixed, nebulose

    Antonyms:
    definite, distinct

  3. nebulous, unfixed(adj)

    lacking definition or definite content

    "nebulous reasons"; "unfixed as were her general notions of what men ought to be"- Jane Austen

    Synonyms:
    cloudy, unfixed, nebular, nebulose

    Antonyms:
    definite, distinct

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nebulous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    cloudy, hazy, misty

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "nebulous":

    woolly

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Nebulous":

    Nebulus

How to pronounce nebulous?

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How to say nebulous in sign language?

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How to use nebulous in a sentence?

  1. Josh Haner:

    I flew a drone above the island showing just how precarious its location is : Homes clinging to the edge of an eroding coastline as unrelenting waves chisel away at what remains, after I saw what was happening on Ejit, I realized that climate change is not something nebulous that will only start affecting us in the future, but rather something happening right now. Residents are being forced to make the most difficult decision : Do they stay and build sea walls to buy some more time, or do they relocate ?


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