Synonyms for nebulous:
Other synonyms and related words:
bleary, fuzzy, cryptic, foggy, faint, pale, murky, cloudlike, shapeless, ambiguous, mystic, inscrutable, undefined, hazy, unclear, nameless, indistinguishable, elliptical, opaque, muddy, dark, dim, misty, deep, equivocal, arcane, indefinable, cloudy, shadowy, blurry, delphic, uncertain, enigmatic, nebular, turbid, obscure, inexplicit, mysterious, undetermined, vague.
confused, obscure (adjective)
Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for nebulous:
- Whence we infer that these detached fragments of nebulous matter will continue in their original state. - "Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I", Herbert Spencer.
- Obscure, profound it was, and nebulous, So that by fixing on its depths my sight Nothing whatever I discerned therein. - "Divine-Comedy-Longfellow-s-Translation-Complete", Dante Alighieri.
- The moment we approach it in a critical spirit, it begins to grow nebulous and very difficult to define. - "Some Principles of Maritime Strategy", Julian Stafford Corbett.