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Synonyms for nebulous
ˈnɛb yə ləsneb·u·lous

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  1. cloudy, nebulose, nebulousadjective

    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, nebulousadjective

    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, unfixedadjective

    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

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  1. nebulousadjective

    Synonyms:
    cloudy, hazy, misty

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "nebulous":

    woolly

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  1. List of known nicknames for "Nebulous":

    Nebulus

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How to use nebulous in a sentence?

  1. Scott C. Holstad:

    She watched the smoke from the cigarette ooze slowly up to the ceiling, form into a nebulous cloud above her head like some miniature L.A. and then glanced at me. “Open the window, the room smells.” As I struggled with the lock, I noticed the cracks in the pane looked like so many veins in her wrist, pulsing, throbbing, making rivers of passion and death.

  2. 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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