fuzzily

fuzzy

[fuhz-ee]
adjective, fuzzier, fuzziest.
1.
of the nature of or resembling fuzz: a soft, fuzzy material.
2.
covered with fuzz: a plant with broad, fuzzy leaves.
3.
indistinct; blurred: A fuzzy photograph usually means you jiggled the camera.
4.
muddleheaded or incoherent: a fuzzy thinker; to become fuzzy after one drink.

Origin:
1590–1600; fuzz1 + -y1

fuzzily, adverb
fuzziness, noun


3. hazy, vague, unclear, foggy.
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fuzzy (ˈfʌzɪ)
 
adj , fuzzier, fuzziest
1.  of, resembling, or covered with fuzz
2.  indistinct; unclear or distorted
3.  not clearly thought out or expressed
4.  (of the hair) tightly curled or very wavy
5.  maths of or relating to a form of set theory in which set membership depends on a likelihood function: fuzzy set; fuzzy logic
6.  (of a computer program or system) designed to operate according to the principles of fuzzy logic, so as to be able to deal with data which is imprecise or has uncertain boundaries
 
'fuzzily
 
adv
 
'fuzziness
 
n

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fuzzy
1610s, "soft, spongy," from fuzz + -y (2). From 1713 as "covered with fuzz;" 1778 as "blurred;" and 1937 as "imprecise," with reference to thought, etc.
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