Associations to the word «Vague»


VAGUE, adjective. Not clearly expressed; stated in indefinite terms.
VAGUE, adjective. Not having a precise meaning.
VAGUE, adjective. Not clearly defined, grasped, or understood; indistinct; slight.
VAGUE, adjective. Not clearly felt or sensed; somewhat subconscious.
VAGUE, adjective. Not thinking or expressing one’s thoughts clearly or precisely.
VAGUE, adjective. Lacking expression; vacant.
VAGUE, adjective. Not sharply outlined; hazy.
VAGUE, adjective. Wandering; vagrant; vagabond.
VAGUE, noun. (obsolete) A wandering; a vagary.
VAGUE, noun. An indefinite expanse.
VAGUE, verb. To wander; to roam; to stray.

Dictionary definition

VAGUE, adjective. Not clearly understood or expressed; "an obscure turn of phrase"; "an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit"-Anatole Broyard; "their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear"- P.A.Sorokin; "vague...forms of speech...have so long passed for mysteries of science"- John Locke.
VAGUE, adjective. Not precisely limited, determined, or distinguished; "an undefined term"; "undefined authority"; "some undefined sense of excitement"; "vague feelings of sadness"; "a vague uneasiness".
VAGUE, adjective. Lacking clarity or distinctness; "a dim figure in the distance"; "only a faint recollection"; "shadowy figures in the gloom"; "saw a vague outline of a building through the fog"; "a few wispy memories of childhood".

Wise words

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