Nebulous is defined as something that has to do with a cloud of gas or dust in space.adjective
An example of nebulous is a star cluster.
The definition of nebulous is someone or something that is vague or unclear.adjective
An example of nebulous is a plan that doesn't describe the intended outcome.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- of or like a nebula or nebulae
- Rare cloudy; misty
- unclear; vague; indefinite
Origin: ME nebulus < L nebulosus
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- Cloudy, misty, or hazy.
- Lacking definite form or limits; vague: nebulous assurances of future cooperation.
- Of, relating to, or characteristic of a nebula.
Origin: Middle English, from Latin nebulōsus, from nebula, cloud; see nebh- in Indo-European roots.
- nebˈu·lous·ly adverb
- nebˈu·lous·ness noun