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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Nebulous  \Neb"u*lous\,  a.  [L.  nebulosus:  cf  F.  n['e]buleux.  See 
  1.  Cloudy;  hazy;  misty. 
  2.  (Astron.)  Of  pertaining  to  or  having  the  appearance  of 
  a  nebula;  nebular;  cloudlike.  --  {Neb"u*lous*ly},  adv  -- 
  {Neb"u*lous*ness},  n. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  lacking  definite  form  or  limits;  "gropes  among  cloudy  issues 
  toward  a  feeble  conclusion"-  H.T.Moore;  "nebulous 
  distinction  between  pride  and  conceit"  [syn:  {cloudy}, 
  2:  lacking  definition  or  definite  content;  "nebulous  reasons"; 
  "unfixed  as  were  her  general  notions  of  what  men  ought  to 
  be"-  Jane  Austen  [syn:  {unfixed}] 

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