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Synonyms for vagueness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vagueness(noun)

    unclearness by virtue of being poorly expressed or not coherent in meaning

    "the Conservative manifesto is a model of vagueness"; "these terms were used with a vagueness that suggested little or no thought about what each might convey"

  2. vagueness(noun)

    indistinctness of shape or character

    "the scene had the swirling vagueness of a painting by Turner"

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. vagueness(n)

    Synonyms:
    indefiniteness, ambiguity, obscurity, uncertainty

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    imprecision, inaccuracy, ambiguity, blur, mystery, vague, uncertainty

How to pronounce vagueness?

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How to say vagueness in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#96990imprecision

How to use vagueness in a sentence?

  1. Beranrd Levin:

    Ask a man which way he is going to vote, and he will probably tell you. Ask him, however, why, and vagueness is all.

  2. Rick Gaber:

    Extremism' is a word deliberately chosen for its vagueness and used by intellectual slobs who are too desperate, sneaky or lazy to say exactly what they mean. Its only purpose is to deliberately try to confuse the difference between people who are extremely good (usually because of devotion to their principles) with people who are extremely bad. The sleazeballs who use this supposedly scary, yet undefined word are not only trying to smear people of conviction and integrity, but they're also trying to divert attention away from the fact that they are obviously not people of principle themselves.

  3. China President Joerg Wuttke:

    Such vagueness creates a great deal of uncertainty for business, as it implicitly leaves the Chinese government with the option of undermining foreign market access based on unclear and broad national security considerations.

  4. Philippine Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin:

    I believe in the old theory of deterrence, in vagueness lies the best deterrence.


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