Word – Nebulous
Nebulous – Word of the Day
- Hazy or cloudy
- Vague or ill-defined
Nebulous first appears in late Middle English, and it comes from the French word nébuleux, which in turn originates from the Latin word nebulosus(which comes from the word nebula – mist), meaning “misty”. It originally meant “cloudy”, and the second meaning of the word started being used in the early 19th century.
- I saw a giant nebulous glow in the sky while driving back from Stevie’s party. Do you think it could’ve been a UFO?
- I have a nebulous idea for a comedy sketch. Let’s meet on Sunday to discuss it.
- Morality is a really nebulous concept. Hence its use is a really big concern in Indian law. After all, who decides what’s moral and what’s not?
- The concept of complete independence began as a nebulous idea after the first revolution.
- A lot of philosophical concepts are too nebulous for anyone to understand.
- Writing is a fantastic way of transforming your nebulous thoughts into something someone can relate to.
- Harry Potter started off as a nebulous idea when JK Rowling was on a train.
- The nebulous region between flirting and being creepy is what most men get wrong when talking to a woman.
- We must do away with nebulous concepts like employee happiness and focus on something more concrete to measure satisfaction.