The definition of a nuance is a subtle difference.(noun)
An example of nuance is the difference between light lime green and lime green.
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Origin: Fr < nuer, to shade < nue < VL *nuba, for L nubes, a cloud < IE *sneudh-, fog (> Welsh nudd), prob. < base *(s)na-, to flow, moisture > natant
See nuance in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from nuer, to shade, cloud
Origin: , from nue, cloud
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *nūba
Origin: , from Latin nūbēs.
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