What Does Nebulous Mean?
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I only ask because apparently Theressa May was called Nebulous by Jean-Claude Junker. They had a bit of a tiff about it, you can see it here on the Evening Standard.
And here’s the definition of ‘Nebulous’. He has a point.
- 1.in the form of a cloud or haze; hazy.“a giant nebulous glow”
synonyms: indistinct, indefinite, unclear, vague, hazy, cloudy, fuzzy, misty, lacking definition, blurred, blurry, out of focus, foggy, faint, shadowy, dim, obscure, shapeless, formless, unformed, amorphous;rarenebulose“the figure was still nebulous—she couldn’t quite see it”
- 2.(of a concept) vague or ill-defined.“nebulous concepts like quality of life”
synonyms: vague, ill-defined, unclear, hazy, uncertain, indefinite, indeterminate, imprecise, unformed, muddled, confused, ambiguous, inchoate, opaque, muddy“his nebulous ideas about salvation”