quasi-nebulous

nebulous

[neb-yuh-luhs]
adjective
1.
hazy, vague, indistinct, or confused: a nebulous recollection of the meeting; a nebulous distinction between pride and conceit.
2.
cloudy or cloudlike.
3.
of or resembling a nebula or nebulae; nebular.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin nebulōsus full of mist, foggy, cloudy. See nebula, -ous

nebulously, adverb
nebulousness, noun
nonnebulous, adjective
nonnebulously, adverb
nonnebulousness, noun
quasi-nebulous, adjective
quasi-nebulously, adverb
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nebulous (ˈnɛbjʊləs)
 
adj
1.  lacking definite form, shape, or content; vague or amorphous: nebulous reasons
2.  of, characteristic of, or resembling a nebula
3.  rare misty or hazy
 
'nebulously
 
adv
 
'nebulousness
 
n

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nebulous
late 14c., "cloudy, misty," from L. nebulosus "cloudy, misty, foggy," from nebula (see nebula). The fig. sense of "hazy, vague, formless" is first attested 1831.
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