An example of nuance is the difference between light lime green and lime green.
New information that nuanced their understanding of the situation.
A rich artistic performance, full of nuance.
Origin of nuance
- French from Old French from nuer to shade, cloud from nue cloud from Vulgar Latin nūba from Latin nūbēs
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From French nuance meaning "nuance", "shade" or "hue".